Education, Public Policy, and Equity (MSc) at Glasgow University

University of Glasgow
Masters (MSc)

1 year/2 years
Full time/Part time

Course description:

The MSc in Education, Public Policy, and Equity programme provides the broad preparation needed for work in education policy. The teaching methods emphasise dealing with applied issues and facilitate your development as a critical thinker through engaging with real life issues. This interdisciplinary programme draws on sociology, political science and economics to provide rigorous and broad grounding in theory for studying education as a vital component of public policy.

School Department:

University of Glasgow

Entry Requirements:

• 2.1 honours degree or equivalent in education, social sciences, business, law, public administration, or other related subject.

• You should also submit a personal statement of around 300 words. This should cover two areas: the degree to which your previous educational and professional experiences and interests make you a suitable candidate for the programme – and how completing the programme will benefit you professionally and the motivation for applying for this programme specifically.

• For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training)

– overall score 6.5
– no sub-test less than 6.0
or equivalent scores in another recognised qualification:

Common equivalent English language qualifications 

All stated English tests are acceptable for admission for both home/EU and international students for this programme:

– ibTOEFL: 90; no sub-test less than: Reading: 20; Listening: 19; Speaking: 19; Writing: 23
– CAE (Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English): 176 overall; no sub-test less than 169
– CPE (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English): 176 overall; no sub-test less than 169
– PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English, Academic test): 60; no sub-test less than 59
– Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English: ISEII at Distinction with Distinction in all sub-tests


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