Masters study opportunities at Edge Hill University

Masters and Taught Courses in North West England

At Edge Hill University, we create graduates who push boundaries and make a difference. Founded as the first non-denominational teacher training college for women, we’ve been shaping minds and changing futures since 1885. Over the years, we have grown and diversified into a leading institution recognised for our strong industry connections, top-class facilities and significant role in transforming lives. That’s why we’ve been crowned University of the Year*, acknowledging our commitment to providing you with an exceptional student experience – one that ensures you graduate armed with the professional skills and knowledge to take the next step in your career.

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Our range of taught Masters degrees, Postgraduate Certificates and Diplomas offer an opportunity to develop your expertise in your chosen field. They are designed to develop a deeper knowledge and understanding of topics you may have studied previously at undergraduate level, or are looking to newly explore, available across three faculties: Education; Arts and Sciences; and Health, Social Care and Medicine.

You will discover a learning community where staff and students work together to create opportunity through knowledge, philosophy that drives our high-quality teaching and commitment to providing you with an outstanding student experience. Edge Hill is recognised internationally as one of the ‘world’s finest institutions’ for teaching excellence*, with its Gold-rated teaching ‘of the highest quality found in the UK’ (TEF, 2017). You can expect to attend a combination of seminars and tutorials along with preparing supervised coursework supported by a personal tutor to help you achieve your potential.

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Innovative facilities

Our campus is designed around you. Investing £300m in the last decade, Edge Hill has firmly positioned itself as a UK Top 10 Modern Institution* offering students some of the best facilities in UK higher education. Whatever subject you choose you will have access to a suite of innovative facilities to prepare you for life in the real world, from our functioning TV studios to operating theatres, our sports therapy and rehab clinics to our Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre. Outside your subject, Catalyst (the University library) offers a range of informal workstations and social study areas with presentation facilities, open 24/7 during term time. With all these facilities available at your fingertips, you can see why our students rate Edge Hill best in the North West for its Teaching and Learning resources*.

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Exceptional employment prospects

Edge Hill was one of the first institutions to establish a whole-university approach to embedding employability into every programme, designed to boost your employability and help you stand out in a crowded employment market. For this reason, we have one of the highest employability rates in the sector with 97.2% of taught Masters graduates and 96.3% of our PGCE graduates in work or further study within 15 months*. With excellent links to regional and national employers, you will make industry connections that will enable you to shine in your field and take you a step closer to realising your ambitions. If you’re unsure where your new skills could take you, our dedicated Careers team can help you research and plan your future career to set you on the right path towards securing your dream role.

Funding your studies

Fees will vary depending on the qualification and faculty delivering the programme, as will any external funding that can be accessed. Our helpful money advice team can provide you with advice and guidance on various aspects of university financial support and budgeting. Fees for our Taught Masters, PGCE and Professional Development programmes can be found on our website.

The UK government introduced a postgraduate loan scheme for students undertaking Masters courses. These non-means-tested funds are intended as a contribution to the cost of study at your discretion. If you have graduated from Edge Hill in the last three years you could benefit from a 20% reduction in tuition fees, subject to meeting the required criteria. We also have a range of scholarships available worth up to £2,000 which you can apply for once you are studying with us.

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Be part of a progressive learning community that will challenge you, support you and give you opportunities to achieve your academic and personal goals. Visit the website for more information about how to apply.

Alternatively, you can explore our beautiful campus and meet academics at an Open Day, join a live chat with our Postgraduate Recruitment Manager or email our course enquiries team at [email protected] or to discover more.

  1. *Educate North Awards, 2020/2021
  2. *Guardian University Guide, 2020
  3. *Global Teaching Excellence Spotlight Award, 2018
  4. *The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2020
  5. *National Student Survey, 2020
  6. *Graduate Outcomes Survey, 2017/18

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