MSc Education (Open Pathway)Find a programme
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Law|
One year full-time;
two or three years part-time
|Location of programme||Clifton campus|
|Part-time study available||Yes|
|Start date||September 2021|
The MSc Education (Open Pathway) gives you the opportunity to design a tailored programme of study that suits your personal, professional, cultural and learning needs. You are given the freedom to choose units from across the different specialised MSc Education pathways and from our wider bank of optional units.
Fees for 2021/22
We charge an annual tuition fee. Fees for 2021/22 are as follows:
- UK: full-time
- UK: part-time (two years)
- Overseas (including EU): full-time
- Channel Islands/Isle of Man: full-time
Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to a five per cent increase in fees each year. Find out more about tuition fees.
University of Bristol students and graduates can benefit from a ten per cent reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study. Check your eligibility for an alumni scholarship.
Funding for 2021/22
Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.
The core units are Introduction to Educational Inquiry (20 credits) and the Dissertation (60 credits). You then choose a number of optional units (100 credits) from across the different specialised MSc Education pathways and from our wider bank of optional units. Visit the Open Pathway Programme Catalogue to see the wide range of optional units you can pick from.
A good UK undergraduate honours degree (or international equivalent) and some appropriate professional experience, which may include voluntary work or internships, as well as paid employment.
See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.
English language requirements
If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.
Read the programme admissions statement for important information on entry requirements, the application process and supporting documents required.
We offer academic and personal development opportunities to equip you for the intellectual, social and personal challenges you will encounter during your career.
Our overarching goal is to enable our education graduates to display the following characteristics:
- equipped to demonstrate impact, excellence and distinctiveness in your chosen field;
- visionary, imaginative, innovative, reflective and creative;
- high ideals and values, including a strong sense of social justice;
- highly employable throughout the world;
- adaptable, with the potential to be a leader in work and in the community.
Read more about the careers of some of our education graduates.
1 October 2021. Early application is advised as places may fill quickly.
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- 36% of research is internationally excellent (3*)
- 19% of research is recognised internationally (2*)
- 1% of research is recognised nationally (1*)
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