Postgraduate study

School: Education (Moray House)

About the School

Moray House School of Education is home to internationally recognised experts in all aspects of education and sports-related studies. We offer postgraduate opportunities spanning a vast range of disciplines from language teaching to physical activity for health.

We are consistently ranked as one of the top three centres of excellence for educational research in the UK. In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 we were ranked first in Scotland and in the UK top 10 for both educational research (ranked fifth) and sport and exercise research (ranked ninth).

We are the UK’s largest provider of initial teacher training in physical education and we have the best sports facilities and team performance facilities of any Scottish university. We have the largest concentration of nationally and internationally recognised researchers in Scotland, with staff and doctoral students carrying out research across all aspects of education and learning – from pre-school to higher education and lifelong learning.

Our staff are recognised for their theory-informed, applied research, which enriches their teaching of postgraduate students in the fields of education; education leadership; community education; outdoor education; performance psychology; and sport policy, management and international development.

We offer an extensive range of taught and research postgraduate programmes.

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