Taught course

Professional Learning and Education

Canterbury Christ Church University · Faculty of Education

Entry requirements

Entry to the programme depends upon the learner having a relevant good first degree and showing a genuine interest in the subject of lifelong education. Selection will be based on their willingness and ability to engage, at Master's level, in rigorous and critical reflection in order to work towards reviewing the relationship between research, theory and professional practice.

Months of entry


Course content

This exciting MA in Professional Learning and Education (MaPLE) offers an opportunity to extend your knowledge and experience of the professional learning sector in challenging and critical ways.

It is aimed at graduates and professional practitioners who are interested in developing their understanding of the impact that current educational and political agendas are having on their professional and personal development within the wider educational arena. It will appeal to anyone in the field of professional learning and education, including further and higher education, health, community and adult learning or the public services.

Delivered through blended learning and using interactive techniques, the course has been specifically designed to meet the needs of today’s professionals who are seeking to broaden their knowledge and awareness of some of the theoretical and structural underpinnings to their professional practice.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months

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