MSc Education (online)

The duration of the MSc Education (online) programme is 2.5 years - 6 years and is taken only on a part-time basis. The programme is a partnership between the University of Glasgow and Wiley.  

 
Students on the programme will complete one course at a time before progressing to the next in their pathway and the programme has three entry points (Sept, Jan, April). Details of a student’s typical curriculum depending on what entry point you have chosen are included below.  
 

For more detail on course assessment and intended learning outcomes, you can view all course specifications via the course catalogue and matching the course to its code starting with EDUC.

September entrants:

Year 1  

Semester 1: 

  • Principles and Practices of Research (EDUC5934) 

Semester 2:

  • Education Policy and the Politics of Education (EDUC5999)  

Semester 3: September entry students will be asked to select 1 course from the following 3 options:  

  • Psychology of Adult Learning (EDUC51019)  
  • Understanding Learners (EDUC5943)  
  • Education for All (EDUC51020)  

  

Year 2  

Semester 1: 

  • Modern Educational Thinking (EDUC 51000) 

Semester 2:

  • Research Application (EDUC5935)   

Semester 3: September entry students will be asked to select 1 course from the following 3 options:  

  • International Perspectives (EDUC5942)  
  • Working Together to create Inclusive Working Environments (EDUC51021)   
  • International Issues in Adult Education (EDUC51026)   

  

Year 3   

Semester 1 onwards:  

  • Dissertation (EDUC933)   

 

January entrants:

Year 1  

Semester 2:

  • Education Policy and the Politics of Education (EDUC5999)  

Semester 3:January entry students will be asked to select 1 course from the following 3 options:   

  • Psychology of Adult Learning (EDUC51019)  
  • Understanding Learners (EDUC5943)  
  • Education for All (EDUC51020)  

Semester 1: 

  • Principles and Practices of Research (EDUC5934)  

   

Year 2  

Semester 2:

  • Research Application (EDUC5935)  

Semester 3: January entry students will be asked to select 1 course from the following 3 options:  

  • International Perspectives (EDUC5942)   
  • Working Together to create Inclusive Working Environments (EDUC51021)   
  • International Issues in Adult Education (EDUC51026)  

 

Year 3  

Semester 1: 

  • Modern Educational Thinking (EDUC 51000) 

Semester 2 onwards:   

  • Dissertation (EDUC933) 

April entrants:

Year 1  

Semester 3: April entry students will be asked to select 1 course from the following 3 options:   

  • Psychology of Adult Learning (EDUC51019)  
  • Understanding Learners (EDUC5943)  
  • Education for All (EDUC51020)  

Semester 1: Principles and Practices of Research (EDUC5934) 

Semester 2: Education Policy and the Politics of Education (EDUC5999)  

  

Year 2  

Semester 3: Students will be asked to select 1 course from the following 3 options:  

  • International Perspectives (EDUC5942)  
  • Working Together to create Inclusive Working Environments (EDUC51021)   
  • International Issues in Adult Education (EDUC51026)  

Semester 1: Modern Educational Thinking (EDUC 51000)  

Semester 2: Research Application (EDUC5935)  

  

Year 3 (over course of full academic session)  

April onwards:   

  • Dissertation (EDUC933)   
Further Support 

Details and instructional videos on how to fully complete student registration is available on the website – Registry support and guides 

Please check back here for further details as they become available.  

If you encounter any issues with registering and enrolling You may also raise a support call using the self-service UofG Helpdesk.