Postgraduate taught degrees

Postgraduate taught degrees


In the School of Education, our goal is to enhance the educational experience and attainment of those living in Scotland, the wider United Kingdom and worldwide. We believe our postgraduate provision is transformative and underpinned by our core values of equity, diversity and social justice.

Glasgow is ranked 1st in the UK for Education (Complete University Guide 2021). The School of Education has a history and tradition of working collaboratively across groupings to develop innovative cross-cutting research. A key feature of our research is our commitment to placing educational research as part of an interdisciplinary agenda to support the development of more equitable societies in the spirit of social justice. Our research is a fundamental component of our teaching. To continue to be a world-class and progressive university, we are dedicated to bringing inspiring people together to change the world.

Our areas of specialist knowledge include:

  • Adult and community education
  • Educational leadership and management
  • Language and culture
  • Science, engineering and technology education
  • Teacher education and professional learning
  • Citizenship and values education.

Research opportunities

We offer the following research study options: PhD, MLitt, MPhil, MSc Research.

Our research areas include:

  • Culture, literacies, inclusion and pedagogy
  • Education leadership and policy
  • Pedagogy, praxis and faith
  • People, place and social change

You may want to identify and contact a potential supervisor to discuss your research proposal before you apply.