The University of Manchester
International Education (Higher Education) MA
The University of Manchester

Key Course Facts

Salary

Salary of all UK Graduates of

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £33109 £34159 £35700
25-75 percentile range £30122 - £40073 £20370 - £39639 £22368 - £42249

Course Description

MA Education International (Higher Education) will provide you with the opportunity to engage in structured study of, and reflection upon, the application of educational theories, ideas and concepts to a range of international educational and community-based contexts.

The course has been designed for teachers and other education professionals working in a range of national and international settings, and is ideal if you're looking to develop your career by securing new posts or promotion within the area of higher education.

You'll work with an international cohort of students representing multiple unique perspectives.

The course offers a unique combination of policy and practice-based perspectives on education and higher education, and is taught by outstanding, world-leading researchers who focus on the realities of professional practice using the social sciences.

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Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All other courses
    • 6.5
    • Manchester Business School East - Undergraduate Degrees
    • 6.5
    • Manchester Business School - Graduate Degrees
    • 7.0
    • Graduate Degrees
    • (no subscore less than 6.0)
    • 7.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees
    • (no subscore less than 6.0)

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study International Education (Higher Education), MA, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

We require a UK Honours degree with a First or Upper Second (2.1) classification or the overseas equivalent in Education, Teaching or English. Applicants without an education, teaching or English-related degree should have at least six months of relevant professional experience. When assessing your academic record we take into account the grades you have achieved and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.

Costs

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

University Rankings

Positions of The University of Manchester in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of The University of Manchester in related subject specific rankings.

Education

    • #2 
    Education
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #12 
    • #87 
    Education
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 26 October, 2022]
    • #13 
    • #151 
    Education
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #15 
    • #201 
    Education
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]

See all 39 university rankings of The University of Manchester

About The University of Manchester

The University of Manchester is a publicly funded research university with a mission to advance education, knowledge and wisdom for the good of society. University of Manchester’s main site is home to the majority of its faculties and is referred to by its students as ‘the campus’, although in reality Manchester does not have a campus but is instead interspersed throughout the city of Manchester.

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Student composition of The University of Manchester

undergraduates:
30130
postgraduates:
12730
Total:
42860
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