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Learning today to teach tomorrow

With content relating to schools, further and higher education institutions and other educational settings that reflects global approaches to educational policy.

Key information

Postgraduate course


  • Full Time (15-19 months)


  • January
  • September


  • Cambridge

Education overview

Our pathways focus on the key themes and issues related to education and childhood education and allow you to concentrate on your own personal areas of interest, as well as having the opportunity to work alongside students from across the globe.

Working in partnership with recognised bodies, mental health trusts and hundreds of schools, we’re accredited and well connected. You’ll benefit from those connections, along with opportunities to go on placement, and pioneering research that feeds into our teaching.

Pathway progression

Please see our International and UK Course Matrix for intake information.

Stage 1: Pre-Masters in Education


Cambridge at ARU College

You will do the following modules during your pre-masters with ARU College:


PM1000: Interactive Learning Skills and Communication 5

Skills-based module designed to develop advanced academic skills required for successful post-graduate study.

Credits: 15
Contact hours per week: 4


  • Oral Presentation: 10%
  • Group Report: 20%
  • Critical Reading Assessment: 20%
  • Closed Book Exam: 40%
  • PDP Journal: 10%
PM1002: Law and Governance

Study of English/EU law; Contract Law; Corporate governance and corporate social responsibility.

Credits: 15
Contact hours per week: 4


  • 2500 Word Report: 25%
  • Group Presentation: 25%
  • Exam: 50%
PM1007: Principles of ICT

Skills-based module designed to develop advanced IT skills required for successful post-graduate study.

Credits: 15
Contact hours per week: 3


  • Multiple Choice Test: 20%
  • Group Presentation: 20%
  • Assignment: 60%
PM1006: Business Management (Double Module)

Study of Business Strategy and The Economic Environment of Business.

Credits: 30
Contact hours per week: 6


  • 2x Written Reports: 60%
  • Closed Book Exam: 40%

You will be required to pass all modules (75 credits) in order to successfully complete the pre-masters course.

Stage 2: Masters Degree


Chelmsford at ARU

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For more information about intake semesters and campus location please see our course matrices.

Find out the academic entry requirements for our courses listed by country. Unless stated, requirements are standard across all courses.

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