Whether you are a fresh graduate with an education background, or a practicing educator with years of experience in teaching, a master's degree in education will take you a long way to achieve success and growth in the field of education. There are various universities offering different master's degree in education with a number of specialisations. Keeping in mind time constraints and the commitment involved, students have the option to study either full time or online to gain the necessary knowledge and skills from their degree.

Universities in the UK offer a number of degree options for students to earn a master in education degree completely online. As an increasing number of graduates are added to this field, the education industry is experiencing a positive growth each year. The UAE alone has a number of schools offering UK and US education curriculum as well as well ranked universities catering to the rising need of education and learning. These institutions offer lucrative career opportunities to teachers and educators from across the world.

Master of Education Online

In order to maintain a high teaching and learning standard and keeping in line with the education goals laid out by the Ministry, a postgraduate qualification such as a master's degree in teaching is an important requirement for higher level teaching jobs. However, not all education professionals hold a master's degree in education, and leaving their work and social commitments to earn a master degree is not a viable option for most. For such working professionals, some of the best universities in the UK offer online master in education degree programmes catering to the busy lifestyle of teachers and educators.

Master of Education- The University of Dundee

The University of Dundee is one of the best universities in the UK offering a Master of Education degree (M.Ed) that can be studied online and completely off campus. The university is ranked in the world's top 150 universities, as per QS rankings and the School of Education is ranked 3rd in the UK as per Complete University Guide. The online Master in Education programme is taught using online studies and face to face workshops based in the UAE. The workshops, conducted by UK faculty, deliver exceptional lectures aimed at enhancing student skills and knowledge to be better practitioners. The MEd degree can be completed flexibly in about 36 months and offers insightful specialisations in areas such as Inclusive Education, Nursery and Early Education, International Education and Educational Leadership. The core modules allow students to reflect on their current professional practice and formulate plans for future professional growth and development. The research methods module allows students to indulge in research practice by undertaking study in an area of their interest.

Master or Arts and Master of Science in Education – University of Leicester

The world-renowned University of Leicester offers multiple programmes from its School of Education through distance-learning.

Master or Arts and Master of Science in Education – University of Leicester

The world-renowned University of Leicester offers multiple programmes from its School of Education through distance-learning.

  • Master of Science in Educational Leadership – This course covers the interplay between leadership and learning, and how they are connected to driving change and improving outcomes.
  • Master of Arts in International Education - The degree enhances understanding of contemporary educational issues in the primary, secondary and post-compulsory education including the influence of culture on teaching. There are 5 specialisations/pathways available.
  • Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics and TESOL – This programme expands your knowledge of current theoretical and practical aspects of language teaching, giving you the ability to undertake language teaching at a range of levels in different cultural and institutional contexts.
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Learning Technologies –This teaching certification covers theoretical underpinnings and practical hands-on experience of the technologies in different learning contexts. At the end of the programme students will be well equipped to create their own learning and teaching design materials.

 PGCEI- The University of Nottingham

As our partnership extends to various highly ranked UK universities, at Stafford Global we also offer a PGCEI programme by the University of Nottingham. Being ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world, the University of Nottingham has achieved the status of the International University of the year for 2019. The Postgraduate Certificate of Education International or the PGCEi is a 12 month postgraduate certificate covering the first level of a complete master's degree. The programme equips students with knowledge related to education field whilst exploring teaching and learning strategies as well as research literature. The programme also engages students to evaluate their own teaching institutions from an international perspective. The programme focuses on developing skills to inculcate positive student-teacher relationship and foster a growth culture in classroom environments for effective learning. As the PGCEI covers the first 60 credits of a master's degree, students have the option to continue with to a master's in education degree by transferring credits to any MEd programme.

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Our partnership with some of the well ranked UK universities allows us to offer an exclusive opportunity for students to earn a degree without compromising on their career commitments. The MEd and the PGCEi programmes can be studied completely flexibly, and the element of added workshops ensures that students are fully supported throughout the duration of their studies. Our experienced consultants at Stafford are just a call away to help you with a smooth application and registration process. As we begin our fall intakes this year, an early appointment is highly recommended to book a seat and start your academic journey right away.

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