Welcome to the Department of Education WebLearn Site


This site is used to deliver materials to support teaching, learning and research in the Department of Education.  There is an individual site for each of the Department's programmes, which you can bookmark and navigate to directly in future, using the My Sites option.

These sites are used by tutors to provide you with materials, which you can access at any time.  It is also a resource for you to use to communicate with your tutors and fellow students.  For full access to the areas for your course you need to log in.  To do this, click on the Oxford account link in the top right of the screen, and enter your Oxford University Single Sign On (SSO).

The Department offers a range of higher degree courses and they are grouped into three areas.  Access to the sites is dependent on the course that you are following.

Postgraduate Certificate in Education

MSc courses for practising teachers/academics

MSc and DPhil (full or part-time)

The Oxford Internship Scheme, as our PGCE programme is known, involves a close partnership between the university department and local comprehensive schools.  This enables all aspects of the course to be planned, carried out and evaluated jointly by university and school staff.  This partnership results in a course which integrates work in the university and in school through the year.  Subjects covered are:

  • English
  • ​Geography
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Modern Foreign Languages
  • Religious Education
  • Science

Course Handbook WebLearn Site

MSc in Learning & Teaching

This is a part-time MSc programme for qualified teachers who are interested in developing their knowledge, understanding and practice.  It has been developed in partnership with local schools and authority advisors.  The focus is on learning and teaching schools (or other educational settings, as appropriate), and the programme is rooted in participants' own practice.

Course Handbook WebLearn site


MSc in Teacher Education

This part-time MSc programme is a pioneering Masters course in Teacher Education, bringing together teacher educators in the UK, EU and internationally.  The course offers significant, innovative and sustained education for new and experienced teacher educators.  

Course Handbook WebLearn Site


MSc in Teaching English Language in University Settings

This two-year part-time course, taught mainly by distance, is for experienced teachers of English who want to improve their knowledge, skills and understanding of teaching English language in university settings.

Course Handbook WebLearn Site


Postgraduate Diploma in Learning & Teaching in Higher Education

This two year part-time professional degree programme is intended for experienced academics working in the collegiate University who wish to enrich their understanding of student learning, improve their own teaching practice, and develop ideas for educational enhancement.

Course Handbook WebLearn Site

Doctor of Philosophy

The DPhil in education is a full-time programme which takes 3-4 years and which is intended to provide graduates with a wide range of research skills as well as in-depth knowledge, understanding and expertise in their chosen field of research.

Course Handbook WebLearn site


MSc Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition

Applied Linguistics is an interdisciplinary field which mediates between the theory of language and the practice of language learning.  It is also an overarching field that includes Second Language Acquisition (SLA), and as such, can shed light on the teaching and learning of a second or foreign language.

Course Handbook WebLearn Site


MSc Education

The MSc Education degree is one year full-time degree which aims to provide a grounding in educational research methods and theoretical and methodological understanding of the field of education through one of the five specialist routes:

  • Child Development and Education
  • Comparative and International Education
  • Learning and Technology
  • Higher Education
  • Research Design and Methodology

Course Handbook WebLearn Site