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Masters in Education

Develop your skills and understanding of learning and teaching, and engage with issues, concepts, and debates that will support your professional development.

Find out more about our Masters in Education.

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OpenPlus – combine OU and campus-based study

If you’re considering study at a campus-based university, but perhaps your qualifications, finances or family commitments are holding you back, then OpenPlus could be the ideal blend of home based flexibility and on-campus university life. For more information about this unique partnership scheme, visit the OpenPlus website.