Application procedure

Admission procedure and requirements

Applications are made online through the University’s Graduate Admissions Office.  The University only allows paper applications in exceptional circumstances.  For further information about this process or to make an application, please see:

Please ensure that you read the Application Guide when completing an application as it will provide valuable information on how to submit your application.

Supporting documentation

Along with your application, you will also be required to submit the following supporting documentation:

  • Transcripts – you should include scans of undergraduate as well as postgraduate transcripts with your application.  You will be required to submit the original copies to the Course Administrator on acceptance to the course.
  • Statement of purpose – we give some guidance on what to include here on our FAQs pages.
  • CV
  • References – see our FAQs page for some guidance on choosing your referees.

NB.  Applicants for whom English is not the first language are required to provide evidence that they meet the higher level of proficiency at the time of application.  Please refer to the information on recognised English language tests and levels of proficiency.

Graduate Admissions for 2018/19

Admissions to the course to start in 2018/19 are open.  The deadlines for the three admission cycles that the University operates are:

  • Friday 17 November 2017 (12.00 noon UK time)
  • Friday 19 January 2018 (12.00 noon UK time)
  • Friday 9 March 2018 (12.00 noon UK time)

We will continue to accept applications beyond the last application cycle until mid-August or the all places have been filled, whichever happens first.

Note that applications are reviewed when they are complete (i.e. all supporting documentation has been received).

Please use the link above to access the Graduate Admissions application system.

The course code for this course is 003001.

College Membership

Students are not assigned college membership until the final year of the course, and only in the instance of continuing to the final assessment at MSc.

Fees and Funding

Fees for the course are set on an annual basis.  See our Fees pages for further information.

Equal Opportunities Policy for Students

The University of Oxford and its colleges aim to provide education of excellent quality at undergraduate and postgraduate level for all students, whatever their background.  In pursuit of this aim, the University is committed to using its beset endeavours to ensure that all of its activities are governed by principles of equality of opportunity, and that all students are helped to achieve their full academic potential.  This statement applies to recruitment and admissions, to the curriculum, teaching and assessment, to welfare and support services, and to staff development and training.

Please see the Equal Opportunities Policy statement


If you have any queries please contact Linda or Louise in the Professional Programmes Office:

University of Oxford Department of Education

15 Norham Gardens

Oxford OX2 6PY

Tel: +44 (0)1865 274021


Enquiries for the Masters in Learning & Teaching  should also be addressed to the Professional Programmes Office, but any other higher degree courses should directed to:

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