School of Education

Postgraduate Taught Courses

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Our postgraduate programmes are designed to support both individual and organisational development and aim to deepen and refine your capacity to reflect critically upon your thinking and practice.

  • Join a diverse and vibrant community of postgraduate students from a range of backgrounds across education and the caring professions
  • Develop your knowledge and enhance your career opportunities
  • Be part of a school engaged with the latest developments in education practice and research at local, national and international levels
  • Choose from a range of flexible study options for busy professionals
  • Online courses have full University of Nottingham accreditation 
 

Our courses

  • Our full-time courses last for 12 months, including dissertation (unless stated in the course information)
  • Our part-time courses last for up to 32 months, 24 months for taught modules and eight months for dissertation (unless stated in the course information)

MA Digital Teaching and Learning

This course course aims to strengthen your understanding of learning in the digital age and explore how digital technology can transform the teaching and learning experience.

It will increase your knowledge of digital technologies as resources for learning. You will evaluate the use of such technologies in educational contexts and assess how new learning technology can be implemented at a variety of levels in both formal and informal education.

Study in Nottingham

Available full-time or part-time starting in September

MA Digital Teaching and Learning

Study online

Available part-time starting in September

MA Digital Teaching and Learning (Online)

 
 

MA Education

This course aims to strengthen and refine your ability to critically reflect upon your own teaching. You will engage with contemporary theories in education and examine how you might apply them to the practice you carry out. 

We welcome approaches from educational organisations who may wish to develop a bespoke programme for staff working towards the MA Education.

Study in Nottingham

Available full-time or part-time starting in September

MA Education course information

Study online

Available part-time starting in September or February

MA Education (Flexible) course information

 
 

MA Educational Leadership and Management

This course will develop your essential leadership and management skillset. You'll conduct research that drives growth and enhances your professional practice to help you make a positive difference within the classroom or an education organisation.

We welcome approaches from educational organisations who may wish to develop a bespoke programme for staff working towards the MA Educational Leadership and Management.

Study in Nottingham

Available full-time starting in September

MA Educational Leadership and Management

Study online

Available part-time starting in September or February

MA Educational Leadership and Management (Distance Learning)

 
 

PG Certificate Mentoring  and Coaching Teachers

This course enables you to explore what is known about mentoring and coaching in the context of education.

You will examine your own, and others’ practices, and develop your professional skills to implement a mentoring plan. 

Study in Nottingham or via blended learning

Available part-time (10 months) starting in September 

PG Cert Mentoring and Coaching Teachers

 
 

MA Person-Centred Experiential Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice

This course enables you to gain the theoretical, professional and personal skills needed for effective counselling practice. 

You will undertake a work placement as a counsellor and be supported by qualified practice educator, allowing you to build practical skills and develop as a counsellor. 

Study in Nottingham

Available full-time (24 months) or part-time (56 months) starting in September

MA Person-Centred Experiential Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice

 
 

MA Special and Inclusive Education

This course looks at how can we best support learners who are struggling with learning, the complexities of inclusive education in a rapidly changing world, the rights of children to be included in schools and how we address the current barriers to inclusivity.

It examines the educational needs of children with labels of learning difficulties and disabilities. You’ll consider the importance of communication and literacy and analyse how different countries approach identification and assessments for children with special needs. 

Study in Nottingham

Available full-time or part-time starting in September

MA Special and Inclusive Education

Study online

Available part-time starting in September or February

MA Special and Inclusive Education (Distance Learning)

 
 

MA Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages 

This course will deepen your understanding of Chinese language education and set you up for a rewarding international career in this fast-growing area.

You will gain the knowledge to successfully prepare, design and deliver Chinese language programmes in local and global teaching contexts. 

Study in Nottingham

Available full-time or part-time starting in September

MA Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages

 
 

MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

This course has been designed to develop and encourage your critical understanding of the latest developments in TESOL theory and practice.

It will enable you to reflect on your own teaching practice/context and help improve your career prospects, whilst preparing you to conduct independent research into teaching and learning. 

Study in Nottingham

Available full-time or part-time starting in September

MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Study online

Available part-time starting in September or February

MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Distance Learning)

 
 

MA Trauma Informed Practice

This course provides you with the core knowledge and theory needed to become a professional in the field of trauma. You'll explore models of psychological trauma and consider how trauma impacts on mind and body. 

Please note that this course starts every two years - 2022, 2024, 2026...

Study in Nottingham

Available part-time starting in September

MA Trauma Informed Practice

 
 
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This course empowered me. I am now more open, confident and controlled - it has been a life-changing course for me. After the course, I was able to land a well-paid job in a well-known organisation as a counsellor.
Yang Peng, MA Person-Centred Experiential Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice
 

 

School of Education

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Nottingham, NG8 1BB

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