Postgraduate Taught Education

Postgraduate Virtual Open Week

11th - 15th March 2024: Hear from academic staff about subject areas and departments and get your questions answered

Postgraduate courses in Education

Our taught Masters programmes are challenging and research-informed. Designed to support and enhance professional practice and learning, they have been developed in line with current policy priorities to resonate with the work of key education professions. 

Whether training as a teacher or seeking to develop your expertise in the theory and practice of education, our portfolio of programmes are designed to help educators effect real change.

Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)

The PGDE qualifies graduates to teach in primary and secondary education settings worldwide. It consists of 36 weeks - a mixture of teaching and school placements - after which eligible students can join the Teacher Induction Scheme and gain a guaranteed job for a year in a Scottish school.



Our Masters programmes

Browse our portfolio of Masters programmes in Education.

Our students

Jerusha Massey MSc Autism student

Jerusha Massey

MSc Autism

The best part is that we get to learn about the emotional wellbeing of the autistic individuals, and how we as a society can lessen the mental health challenges they face primarily by accepting them and making sure they feel they belong.
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Ewan Cameron

MEd Education Studies

How (this course) benefits children's critical and reflexive thinking skills, and the care and creativity they share in exploring complex ideas, always amazes me.
Heather Kent Education Studies student

Heather Kent

MSc Education Studies

This course has shown me how I can look at education in a different perspective than other educators, people may think that education and learning can just be found in a formal school setting, but education can be found almost anywhere - if you know how to look for it.

Fees & funding

Non-EU international residents

Scholarships for non-EU international students on full-time, face-to-face postgraduate taught programmes will also be made available. Full information will be confirmed soon.

Contact us

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