Postgraduate study in Education at the University of Plymouth! Funding options available

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Postgraduate study in Education at the University of Plymouth!

Tackling global challenges isn’t just a problem for environmental scientists to solve. Our degrees empower educators, advocates and critical thinkers to all play their part in shaping a better tomorrow.

At Plymouth, we’re tackling global issues via exploring how and why people learn, to better inclusion, policy and family outcomes. Study one of our courses to make a difference with a masters.

Apply now to join our postgraduate community, a skilled cohort of forward-thinking individuals capable of shaping a better tomorrow! 

Why study at Plymouth?

  • Hone your skills
    Join a supportive community to develop your professional identity. Develop your skills as an educator, gain the ability to make inquiries and respond to issues through critical analysis and decision making. Be part of a university that has a long-standing history of educating the professionals of tomorrow.
  • Build your connections
    Benefit from our partnerships with local schools, colleges, special education providers and early years educational settings. Learn and network with students, experienced practitioners who are experts in their field and industry experts at postgraduate conferences and social activities.
  • Follow your interests
    Personalise your masters through electives and specialist pathways and further develop your expertise in educational issues of interest to you. Our flexible teaching options are available for most courses, enabling you to study full or part-time to suit your needs.

Be taught by research excellent experts:

We promote a vibrant and participative research culture. Learn more about our highly regarded research through the Plymouth Institute of Education (PIOE).

Our researchers explore how and why people learn at every stage of life, from babies to the elderly. They conduct research into nurseries, schools, colleges, and universities, but also in multiple informal contexts: in the home, at work, in nature, in the community, in the arts, leisure, volunteering and activism.

We have strong research links and networks across the world and a wide range of externally funded national and international research projects. Our four areas of research excellence include; children and families, learning outside of formal education, inclusion and education policy.

Why come to Plymouth if you’ve studied elsewhere?

  • Move to a unique location
    In one of the UK’s most beautiful regions, Plymouth is a thriving coastal city. Life in Plymouth might be a world away from what you’re used to and could be the change you need to take your next steps. Take a virtual tour, to see for yourself!
  • Join a modern university with a growing reputation
    Our status as a top 5 modern university reflects our high-quality learning environment and growing research reputation.
  • Help us influence change
    We’re proud to have won awards for our eco-initiatives and have established ourselves as a leading university for Sustainability. We are the second carbon-neutral university in the UK to be verified to PAS 2060 standard.

Funding Options

Here at the University of Plymouth, we understand that funding may be a big part of your decision to go forward with Postgraduate Study. If you studied your undergraduate degree at Plymouth, you may be eligible for a fee discount if you complete your postgraduate studies here as well.

  • 20% discount on tuition fees for home students
  • £2,000 discount on tuition fees for international students

We also offer several scholarships for international students who wish to study postgraduate taught (PGT) degree programmes.

To find out more about fees and funding, please visit the website.

Are you ready to pursue your passions, expand your thinking and realise your ambitions at the University of Plymouth?

Apply now to start your journey

Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and International applicants.

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