Inclusive Education (part-time) MEd

School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Law

Enhance your professional learning and career progression by developing a deeper knowledge of inclusive educational theory and research

Start date
October 2024
36 months max (part time)

This MEd course is essential for professionals working in an educational setting, whether working as a teacher or in a similar developmental role. It can help you enhance your professional learning and improve your career progression prospects.

You'll be given a framework to help you reflect critically on your professional development and your current practice, and you will be introduced to research methodology. You will also have a choice of either focusing on the arguments for or against inclusive education in light of current legislation and policy, or the social contexts, transition procedures/processes, and the impact they have upon children.

You can tailor the educational experience to suit your own circumstances, working entirely online, at your own pace, and taking a break from studies if needed. You can choose to study for the full Master of Education award, or you can exit early with a PG Certificate or PG Diploma.

Most of the learning will build on your initial training and is based around your work experience. You do not need to be currently employed to study this course, as long as you have the relevant experience.

Our MEd course is recognised by the International Baccalaureate Organisation as meeting the professional development requirements of the:

  • Advanced Certificate in Teaching and Learning Research
  • Certificate in Leadership Practice
  • Advanced Certificate in Leadership Research

These certificates can help you pursue a career in schools across the world.

“The flexibility and online delivery of this course really helped me. Even though I was thousands of miles away from my cohorts, I felt a real sense of community, with module leaders always there to support you.”

Emma Schreiner, Student

International Baccalaureate

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The course is accredited by the International Baccalaureate Organisation. On completion participants can register for an IB Advanced Certificate in Teaching and Learning Research, Certificate in Leadership Practice or Advanced Certificate in Leadership Research.

Professional accreditation

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The course is accredited by the General Teaching Council Scotland (GTCS).

On completion participants can apply for a Certificate in Professional Learning directly from GTCS. To receive the certificate, you must be GTCS registered.

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