Bishop Grosseteste University

Bishop Grosseteste University Longdales Rd, Lincoln, UK


University Information

About BGU

Here at Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU), we’ve been educating students in the historic heart of the City of Lincoln for over 150 years, located on a beautifully green and pleasant campus just a few minutes’ walk from Lincoln Cathedral, Castle and the old Roman city.

Teaching Excellence

With a long history and excellent reputation, we’re proud of the quality of education we provide. We were recently rated Gold in the first ever Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) assessment, one of only a few universities from across the UK given the top award. The judging panel, made up of independent experts from across the country, judged that we deliver consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.

Masters Courses

Community Archaeology

This course is designed for those already employed in the sector as well as those seeking to enter it. It will give you the opportunity to reflect on and investigate community archaeology in both theory and practice. You will be encouraged to engage with community archaeology in a range of local and national contexts, and to study a variety of archaeological projects and organisations.


Are you a professional practitioner working in an educational setting? Are you curious about the teaching process, with a determination to understand and adapt your work to new challenges and different landscapes in education? Are you critical about the intersections between policy and practice? Are you ready to meet others who share your commitment and critical engagement with educational ideas? We hope that our MA in Education will excite and challenge you in equal measure.

Education with TESOL

If you have a passion for education and a curiosity about the language teaching and learning process itself then this course will both enthuse and challenge in equal measure. The MA Education with TESOL programme is designed for individuals who wish to pursue a career and have a special interest in working with learners of English as an additional, second or foreign language.

English Literature

Our English Literature MA course offers an opportunity to deepen your passion for English literature and engage with the most up-to-date disciplinary debates. Based upon established models of scholarship, this programme moves between the study of single authors, literary genres, thematic threads and literary periods.

Health & Social Care Leadership

This course aims to enable an in-depth knowledge and understanding of leadership practice in Health and Social Care, informed by current scholarly research and including a critical awareness of current issues and developments at the forefront of this field.

Heritage Education

This Masters course will allow you to study at the cutting-edge of heritage education, gaining valuable experience via a range of case or site-based studies. You will have the opportunity to take part in creative projects, focused case studies and applied research whilst considering heritage education and learning in its various forms and in a wide range of local, national and international contexts.

Mathematics Education

If you are currently teaching mathematics in a Primary School, Secondary School or Further Education setting, then this Masters course is designed for you. It offers high quality professional development for early career teachers seeking a grounding in Mathematics Education, for subject changers, and for advanced teachers looking to take a more research-engaged approach to their specialist areas of expertise.

Professional Studies

The MA in Professional Studies is a specialised two year, part-time Masters course designed to support and challenge professionals from a range of formal and informal educational settings and contexts. It will engage you with a range of issues within the broad academic disciplines of education, early years and youth work relevant to your employment role to consider the impact of your professional practice in a wider social context.

Social & Cultural History

Studying the history of everyday life in depth is not only fascinating but also incredibly rewarding. This Masters degree combines taught modules on a series of captivating topics with individual research work. Aspects of social and cultural history underpin most historical study and this course covers a wide range of subject areas, which may include crime and order, wealth and poverty, religion and conflict, art and culture.

Theology & Religious Studies

Our Theology & Religious Studies Masters course will take you on a journey from the religious worlds of the great Western traditions to the mystical world of the ancient East. It will cover the burning contemporary issues that surround Religious Studies today and delve into life’s great questions. You will be able to explore the ideas and curiosity that have gripped the human race from the time we began to decorate the walls of our caves until the time we launched ourselves beyond our stratosphere and into outer space.

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