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MA in Educational Practice

For 2017 start

Cornwall College Rosewarne LEVEL: 7 Teaching & Education

The Cornwall College postgraduate Professional Master’s Programme (PMP) is in partnership with Bath Spa University. It has been designed to offer professional learning related to general and specialist fields of education and training.

We offer flexible study on a range of work-based, independent study, taught and core modules, leading to Grad Cert, PG Cert, PGDip or Master’s degree qualifications.

The PMP and it’s work-based learning constituents are endorsed by government agencies such as Foundation Degree Forward (fdf) and are compliant with the Integrated Qualifications Framework (IQF) suited to those employed across the Children’s Workforce. Students registering onto the PMP are also entitled to free student membership of the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM).

All PMP students will be registered with and have access to resources at, both Cornwall College and Bath Spa University.

The MA (Master of Arts) is gained through the completion of 180 credits, including a final dissertation project of 15,000 to 20,000 words worth 60 credits.

Distance Learning:

For students working at a distance from the Cornwall College, Rosewarne campus we offer several flexible and distance learning low residency modules. Students registered on each module are allocated a personal supervisor with an allocated number of support hours and can gain up to 90 credits following this pathway.

For applications and all enquiries, please contact the PMP Co-ordinator: 

+44 (0)1209 722105



Key Facts

  • UCAS Code: Apply direct to College
  • Awarded by: Bath Spa University
Entry Requirements

A first degree is required to join the Professional Master’s Programme at Cornwall College. Professionals in education without a degree, but with a professional qualification and at least two years’ professional experience will need to complete the Graduate Certificate route with Bath Spa University prior to entry on the full PMP offered in Cornwall.

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Course Documents

Professional Masters Programme Booklet

I really like the fact that the course is linked to my teaching so I can see, and note, the benefits it is having on my teaching and the children - Hannah Crook PMP (part-time)


Core Research Modules for MA

The core modules that all participants must complete to progress towards a Master's dissertation are:
  • Research and the Professional: Research Methodology and Project Preparation (30 credits)
This then leads to the Master's dissertation research project (60 credits)

*Modules are subject to change and availability



MA in Educational Practice

Start Date

September 2017




2 - 6 years part-time

*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.

Careers advice available

If you are considering an undergraduate programme with us, you may wish to access our free Careers and Employability advice service. This gives you the opportunity to talk with an advisor about career options before, during and after your study with us. To make an appointment, please e-mail: H.E.Advice@cornwall.ac.uk

If you come into the International category (non EU*) and Channel Island (inc. Isle of Man) the tuition fee may vary – click here for full fee information