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  • 1 semester


  • 3 intakes


  • £8,750

If you want to share the joy of learning with others, then a Master’s in education might be right for you. Our Pre-Master’s programme will guide your understanding of research methods and interactive learning skills – setting you up to succeed in your chosen Master’s at the University of Portsmouth. Upon graduation, your understanding of the theory and practical application of education practice, policy, experience and psychology will enable you to pursue a successful career in the education sector.

I. Programme Details

Course Duration

1 semester

Intakes Available

September, January or June


  • Research Methods for Postgraduate Study
  • Principles of Social Science
  • Mini-Dissertation
  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication for Postgraduate Study

Careers and Employability

  • Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Head Teacher
  • Education Mental Health Practitioner
  • Lecturer in Education
  • Research Assistant

What to know more?

Find out more about the teaching and research activities taking place within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Portsmouth. From politics and international development, to criminology, education, literature and languages, the Faculty offers courses in a wide variety of humatinies and social sciences subject. Our Pre-Master’s in Education leads to courses within the School of Education and Sociology and School of Languafes and Applied Linguistics.

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