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Our Master's degree in Pedagogy is designed to enable teachers and other education professionals to develop research-informed practice.
- Apply your learning to practical situations within your own context, using your learning to drive effective change.
- Participate in this programme in school hubs, face-to-face at St Mary's or through blended and online options.
- Advance your professional skills and expertise in learning and teaching through the development of a research culture.
- Access to excellent tutorial and supervisory support.
Why study Education: Pedagogy (Edinburgh)?
Education: Pedagogy is designed for anyone involved in teaching and learning. This includes teachers and other education professionals such as teaching assistants, mentors and librarians.
The degree offers a variety of modules to meet your needs, regardless of your location or phase of schooling.
The programme will develop your ability to reflect critically on classroom practice. The focus throughout is on developing your pedagogical understanding as a reflective practitioner.
You'll gain a wider understanding of key issues in the field of education. You’ll also develop a critical understanding of research methodology as you plan and conduct a small-scale enquiry into an issue of your own choice, leading to evidence-informed innovation. This will enable you to further your understanding of your own practice.
Why St Mary's?
Our suite of Education postgraduate degrees build on our long tradition of excellence in teacher education. The success of this degree lies in the flexible structure, bespoke delivery and quality of teaching offered.
We offer a flexible range of ways for you to study the degree so as to suit your needs: face-to-face, online or blended. Blended teaching combines elements of intensive face-to-face learning with online learning.
You'll apply your learning to practical situations within you own school. Using the knowledge you gain you'll be able to drive effective change and engage critically with current educational debates.
The choice of option modules will allow you to specialise in an area relevant to your work. These include:
- Inclusive Practice
- Religious Education
- Physical Education
You'll learn from tutors with experience in teaching, management and leadership as well as research and consultancy.
During your studies, you'll have access to excellent online learning resources Education library. The Naylor Library has numerous study spaces, open access IT facilities and a café.
Education degrees in Edinburgh
As well as this course, we also offer two other Education postgraduate degrees in Edinburgh:
Education degrees in London
This degree, as well as many other Education Master's degrees, is also available to study at our London campus in Twickenham. These pathways include: