Moray House School of Education and Sport

Comparative Education and International Development (MSc)

This programme offers you the opportunity to critically reflect and engage with some of the largest challenges in education and international development.

Discovery Day - 18 April 2024

Postgraduate Discovery Days provide a general introduction to postgraduate study at Edinburgh

Bookings are now open for the 18 April Discovery Day! This is a great opportunity for you to find out more about your programme of interest, chat with the Programme Director and ask your questions.

1:30pm - 2:30pm, 18 April 2024  - Comparative Education and International Development

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This event is part of the University's Discovery Day, with additional online sessions on student life, accommodation, admissions and more!

Grounded in a social justice perspective and drawing on cross-national and cross-cultural examples from around the world, this programme helps students understand the complex, context dependent application of education policy and the role education plays in various aspects of development, including health, peacebuilding, and citizenship.

Visit the University’s Degree Finder for detailed entry requirements, fees, international grade equivalency, language requirements and to apply.

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Programme structure

This programme can be studied full time or part time. You will study a number of compulsory and option courses and complete a dissertation to be awarded an MSc in Comparative Education and International Development (CEID).

Our students

Hear from our students about how they have found studying Comparative Education and International Development (CEID).

Career opportunities

This programme opens many possible careers. Students might work in research, higher education internationalisation offices, civil society and non-governmental organisations, international organisations or the public sector.

Our Community

The Masters programme is only one part of the Comparative Education and International Development (CEID) Community. Join the CEID Student Society and take part in CEID Research group events to learn from, network and celebrate with peers.

Fees and funding

Find details of tuition fees and opportunities for scholarships and financial support for our Comparative Education and International Development programme.

Contact us

Questions about your application or how to apply? Contact the Postgraduate Admissions team or the Programme Director who look forward to hearing from you.

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