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MSc in Education, Public Policy & Equity

University of Glasgow
Length: 1 - 2 years
Study pace: Full time/part time
Education level: Master's degree
Location: Glasgow
Language: English
Start date: September 2018

Program description

Program description

MSc in Education, Public Policy & Equity

This program provides the broad preparation needed for work in education policy. The teaching methods emphasize dealing with applied issues and facilitate your development as a critical thinker through engaging with real life issues.

You will take five core courses and one optional course, as well as complete a dissertation on a chosen topic.

Core courses:

  • Education and public policy
  • Educational policy making in action
  • Equity, social justice and change
  • International and comparative education
  • Policy enquiry and decision-making.

Optional courses may include:

  • Economics for education and public policy
  • Higher education as a field of research, policy and practice
  • International education policy
  • Leadership in implementing education policy
  • Modern education thought

Admission requirements

2.1 honours degree or equivalent in education, social sciences, business, law, public administration, or other related subject.

You should also submit a personal statement of around 300 words. This should cover two areas:

  • the degree to which your previous educational and professional experiences and interests make you a suitable candidate for the programme - and how completing the programme will benefit you professionally.
  • the motivation for applying for this program specifically

Tuition & fees

Home and EU:

  • Full time fee - £7,650
  • Part time 20 credits - £850


  • Full time fee - £16,650

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University of Glasgow

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