MA Students

Postgraduate study

Join the School of Education at the University of Sheffield and you'll take a high-quality, research-led masters degree in a friendly and supportive environment; our research is leading the way in important new areas of study, making a direct impact on people, organisations and policy making. We are one of the UK's top departments in Education, and our academic staff are leading experts.

Our courses are informed by this vibrant research culture: what you learn is based on the latest developments in the field. As a postgraduate student, you will play a key part in the academic culture of the School. Our community incorporates people from both local and global contexts, leading to a uniquely cosmopolitan postgraduate experience.

Our masters degrees cover a broad range of content across education – and offer preparation for an equally wide choice of careers and research.

We also offer a range of exciting programmes that relate closely to professional practice, offering professional enrichment for educators. We provide a variety of learning modes, including full- or part-time structures, online courses, and courses involving periodical study schools.

MA Full Time

Full time masters degrees

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Distance Learning MA

Part time and distance learning masters degrees

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Online MA

Online masters degrees

MA Applied Professional Studies in Education (Online)

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Following up your MA with a PhD

All of our Masters courses will equip you to continue your studies further, should you choose to, and pursue a PhD.

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