Moray House School of Education


University of Edinburgh

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University of Edinburgh, School of Education

University of Edinburgh, School of Education

With a world-class Masters from the University of Edinburgh you will gain the skills and knowledge for the next step in your career – creating the solutions to local and world problems in the fields of education and sport.

Join over 20,000 alumni from Moray House School of Education and Sport to help to make a significant impact on the education, wellbeing and development of children, young people and adults worldwide.

Why Moray House School of Education and Sport?

Moray House School of Education and Sport has been making a major contribution and impact on the fields of education and sport both in Scotland and worldwide for almost 200 years. In that time, our staff, students and alumni have influenced and transformed learning and teaching and wider educational policy in the UK and beyond.

In addition to Undergraduate programmes in Education and Sport, the School offers a portfolio of world-class postgraduate taught degrees in the areas of Education and Sport.

We consistently rank in the top tiers of global education and sport-related studies.

  • 4th in the UK and 22nd in the world in the 2021 QS World University Ranking by subject: Education.
  • 7th in the UK and 21st in the world in the 2021 QS World University Ranking by subject: Sport-related subjects.
  • 1st in the UK, 2021 THE World University Ranking for universities offering Sport Science.
  • 5th in the UK, 2021 THE World University Ranking for Education.
  • 3rd in Education and 4th in Sport Science in the UK in the 2021 Complete University Guide.

We attract 1000+ postgraduate students each year representing over 60 countries which allows for a culturally diverse learning experience within a community of 300 academic and professional staff. Our academic staff are internationally renowned for their theory-informed applied research and for the education of undergraduate and postgraduate students. And 99% of our graduates go into employment or further study *

Why Study at the University of Edinburgh?

  • World-leading university: Founded in 1583, the University of Edinburgh is one of the world’s top universities.
  • Social responsibility and sustainability: We have a progressive climate strategy and are on track to be carbon neutral by 2040.
  • World-class city: Scotland's inspiring capital, Edinburgh is a beautiful, historic city which has regularly been voted as one of the most desirable places to live in the world. It is a modern, sophisticated European city with a diverse, multicultural community.
  • Careers and employability: We're ranked in the top 10 in the UK for the employability of our graduates**
  • Global student community: Our diverse global community offers all our students the opportunity to learn more about the world.
  • Lifelong community: join a community of more than 200,000 people. As an Edinburgh graduate, you will have the opportunity to stay involved with the University and with fellow graduates.

*Graduate Outcomes Survey 2017
** Times Higher Education, Global Employability University Ranking 2021.