Course information



Course overview

We will be making some changes to the way our programmes will be delivered in 2021-22 to ensure we continue to respond to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. All programmes will be delivered in-person on campus with some specific sessions within each programme being delivered online in a pre-recorded format. Where necessary, changes will also be made to assessment formats.

Our MA-level modules will enable you to develop your understanding and critical awareness of educational theory and practice, as well as your self-reflection and research skills.

The MA-Level Continuing Professional Development (CPD) route allows you to choose up to two modules from our MA Education: Culture, Language and Identity.

After completing these modules, you can apply to transfer onto the MA Education: Culture, Language and Identity programme as a part-time student as long as you have completed the Culture Language and Identity in Education module.

If you are a Goldsmiths PGCE alumni, we suggest you consider the full MA Education: Culture, Language and Identity instead. You can transfer up to 60 credits (within five years) and may be eligible for our Alumni discount.

The award you receive depends on the number of credits you successfully complete. Completing a single 30-credit module does not result in an award.

Contact the department

If you have specific questions about the degree, contact the Teachers Centre.

What you'll study

You will have to apply for each module individually, using the apply buttons at the top and bottom of this page. You can choose from a range of modules, listed below:

Module title Credits
  Developments and Collaborative Approaches in SEN and Behaviour 30 credits
  Spaces of Practice 30 credits
  Critical Pedagogy in Contested Spaces 30 credits
  Children’s Literature, Culture and Diversity 30 credits
  Children’s Literature in Action 30 credits
  Culture, Language and Identity in Education 30 credits
  Bilingualism and Biculturalism in Education 30 credits
  Progressive Leadership and Mentoring in Education 30 credits
  Race, Culture and Education 30 credits
  Research into Creative Writing Practices 30 credits
  Early Childhood Education for a Diverse Society 30 credits
  Masculinities, Femininities and Identities in Education 30 credits
  Teaching Language in Multilingual Contexts 30 credits
  Education Policy into Practice 30 credits
  Culture, Language and Identity in Education 30 credits

Goldsmiths PGCE Alumni can usually RPL (Record of Prior Learning) their 60 M-Level PGCE credits (within 5 years of the end of their course).

Please note that due to staff research commitments not all of these modules may be available every year. If you have any queries please contact


Please note that due to staff research commitments not all of these modules may be available every year.

For 2021-22 and 2020–21, we have made some changes to how the teaching and assessment of certain programmes are delivered. To check what changes affect this programme, please visit the programme changes page.

Entry requirements

Depending on the module you want to apply for, you should have (or expect to be awarded) an undergraduate degree of at least second class or upper second class standard in a related/relevant field/subject.

You might also be considered for some MA modules if you aren’t a graduate or your degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that you have the ability to work at postgraduate level.

Some MA modules also have additional requirements. Please contact for more information.

International qualifications

We accept a wide range of international qualifications. Find out more about the qualifications we accept from around the world.

If English isn’t your first language, you will need an IELTS score (or equivalent English language qualification) of to study this programme. If you need assistance with your English language, we offer a range of courses that can help prepare you for postgraduate-level study.

Fees, funding & scholarships

To find out more about your fees, please check our postgraduate fees guidance or contact the Fees Office, who can also advise you about how to pay your fees.

Additional costs

In addition to your tuition fees, you'll be responsible for any additional costs associated with your course, such as buying stationery and paying for photocopying. You can find out more about what you need to budget for on our study costs page.

There may also be specific additional costs associated with your programme. This can include things like paying for field trips or specialist materials for your assignments.

Funding opportunities

Find out more about postgraduate fees and explore funding opportunities. If you're applying for funding, you may be subject to an application deadline.

How to apply

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