Why study this course?

This extended master’s programme is designed for international students who wish to pursue postgraduate study at London Metropolitan University and will allow guaranteed progression on to our Education MA.

More about this course

Our Extended Master’s in Education MA begins with a 12-week programme that will help improve your English language ability and study skills before starting your master’s course in education. There is also the opportunity for those who need extra English language support to complete a pre-sessional course prior to the extended master’s programme.

Following this initial 12 weeks, you will go on to join our Education MA. This course will cover a diverse range of topics around the education sector and by the end of your studies you’ll be prepared to take on a rewarding career in this field. Throughout the course you’ll gain the knowledge and confidence to debate different subjects around philosophy, the history of education, curriculum theory, psychology and much more. This course has also been designed around our Education for Social Justice (ESJ) framework to ensure social justice and equity are embedded into your studies and wider career.

Find out more about our Education MA.

Assessment

Your assessments at the end of each module have been carefully designed to ensure you have the opportunity to demonstrate your learning and meet the stated outcomes. Assessment methods include essay writing, formal examinations, report writing, group working, debating and formal presentations, together with the compiling of a portfolio of tasks and activities undertaken.

The programme is planned to build both your self-esteem and your confidence so you’re able to engage fully with study within the UK.

Your early modules will concentrate on supporting and directing your learning in a focused manner to ensure you’re developing at the appropriate rate and that your understanding, skills development and learning is progressing as it should. As the programme unfolds and you move to the second semester modules, the support and direction they receive will gradually be reduced and the students will transition to greater independence and autonomy.

Assessments throughout your modules will form an important part of assessing your progress. In-class activities including group working and discussion, mock debates, writing activities, mock examinations and tutor feedback given to you regarding your individual performance will ensure that you’re fully prepared for the assessments that take place at the end of each module.

Details about assessments during your specific master’s course can be found on the Education MA course page.

Fees and key information

Course type
Postgraduate
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Entry requirements

You will be required to have:

  • a minimum of a third-class degree in the subject or related subject of your proposed master’s study
  • any additional requirements specified in the specific master’s course entry requirements

To study a degree at London Met, you must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. If you require a Student visa you may need to provide the results of a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For more information about English qualifications please see our English language requirements.

If you need (or wish) to improve your English before starting your degree, the University offers a Pre-sessional Academic English course to help you build your confidence and reach the level of English you require.

Accreditation of Prior Learning

Any university-level qualifications or relevant experience you gain prior to starting university could count towards your course at London Met. Find out more about applying for Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL).

English language requirements

To study a degree at London Met, you must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. If you require a Student visa you may need to provide the results of a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. This course requires you to meet our standard requirements

If you need (or wish) to improve your English before starting your degree, the University offers a Pre-sessional Academic English course to help you build your confidence and reach the level of English you require.

Modular structure

Module details to be agreed

Where this course can take you

Our extended master’s programmes are designed to help you develop and demonstrate the skills required to successfully undertake postgraduate study in your chosen field.

Find out more about what graduates of the master’s course have gone on to do on our Education MA course page.

Additional costs

Please note, in addition to the tuition fee there may be additional costs for things like equipment, materials, printing, textbooks, trips or professional body fees.

Additionally, there may be other activities that are not formally part of your course and not required to complete your course, but which you may find helpful (for example, optional field trips). The costs of these are additional to your tuition fee and the fees set out above and will be notified when the activity is being arranged.

How to apply

Use the apply button to begin your application.

If you require a Student visa and wish to study a postgraduate course on a part-time basis, please read our how to apply information for international students to ensure you have all the details you need about the application process.



When to apply

You are advised to apply as early as possible as applications will only be considered if there are places available on the course.

To find out when teaching for this degree will begin, as well as welcome week and any induction activities, view our academic term dates.