The Master’s by Research in Education is an 18-month, part-time programme which allows you to deeply engage in a research topic of your choice that is important to you in your context.
The programme has been designed to meet the needs of those in full-time roles who wish to fulfil their higher education dreams, with twilight workshops, online tutor groups and an 18-month completion time as key features built in.
"It’s rare that you find a course, which is not only engaging, but incredibly practical. It’s made me really consider the why behind my actions, and how I implement change as a leader"
The University of Roehampton has a long-standing reputation for delivering high-quality, attainable courses, with a focus on teachers’ training and education.
With the support of your Academic Tutor, Programme Director and peers you will find yourself thoroughly engaged in your project and accelerating toward your degree award.
To further enhance your learning, you will have access to carefully designed content from the academic team on Canvas, your VLE, which you can engage with when it suits you. You will also have access to optional content on a range of possible research areas within the field of education from leading academics and speakers. No other Master’s offers an experience like ours.
"Best decision I could ever have made. The impact of this on my leadership has not only meant that I've gone strength to strength, but I am leading the way in my setting."
I am learning so much about myself as a leader and about leadership overall. Networking with colleagues is great and I am fully supported by the NCE team.
It has been an opportunity to explore, reflect and practice some of the theoretical aspects of Leadership and gain a wider perspective on school improvement.
It has opened up a huge range of learning opportunities form readings and seminars to podcasts. Doing the programme has allowed me to give myself valuable CPD time
Having the time to stop and look at the theory behind what we are doing. It has validated a lot of my decisions and has given me more confidence.
The online residential days. The speakers are brilliant and leave all with lots to digest.
I have felt empowered to be confident about my work.
Meeting other leaders in different school settings
Having access to people who are in education and having them share their experiences and insights
Time to breathe, step back and think about my own practice.
The opportunity to expand my understanding of strategic leadership theory and how I can apply it to my own practice.
The professional learning days and the podcasts. I would also say that the support from my PLM has been outstanding.
I love listening to all of the experts and soaking in their knowledge.
With each new piece of learning, I feel empowered.
developing my knowledge and understanding in aspects of leadership I had never considered before. Really opening my eyes to a world of knowledge
A real in-depth look at key areas of leadership that helps hit the nail on the head.
The fact that this is not just validation of my existing knowledge. I am learning a lot and are able to use this learning in day to day work.
Fantastic speakers on the learning days. Interesting topics and learning is centered on your role, it's not all theoretical.
Just the amazing ideas that I've been exposed to that have led me to further reading and expanded my horizons
Learning so many new things and being able to see them translate into day to day practice through the apprenticeship tasks.
enjoying the learning content and the ability to look at so many different topics that are relevant to my current and future work
Learning new knowledge and skills that support me in my role as a senior leader.
Challenge of reading outside and beyond education and then relating it to our field.
There is no commitment at this stage. Just the opportunity to learn more about this programme and to ensure you have a place if the programme reaches capacity.
Choose a time for a quick chat where we can see how this Master’s programme will work for you.
Engage in meaningful sessions with your Tutor and peers that will inspire, challenge and reward you.
Support and guidance will be given by an Academic Tutor whose exclusive goal is to see you achieve.
On-demand access to high-quality academic materials means you can work at the times that suit you.
Join us for live podcasts, with the opportunity to share experiences and ask questions.
Discuss and debate items on the reading list with your peers and gain new perspectives.
Share this experience with your programme peers as well as the wider #OurNCEJourney community.