Taught course

Advanced Educational Practice

Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Education, Health and Community

Entry requirements

You will need: •a degree from a UK University (or equivalent) in any subject or •a professional qualification, with degree equivalence, in a relevant subject area (e.g. DPSE, DASE, Advanced Diploma) plus •an IELTS score of at least 6.5 for applicants whose study/experience was undertaken/gained in languages other than English Non-QTS education professionals We want as many educational professionals as possible to join the programme and so the following non-graduate teachers will be considered on the same basis as graduate applicants: •holders of the Certificate in Education from the period prior to all graduate entry to teaching •holders of the Certificate in Education (Post-16) Candidates with a Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma or other Masters level qualifications (deemed, by the Programme Board, to be equivalent to relevant parts of the CPD/MA programme), may be permitted to enter with exemptions, subject to the University’s regulations on Advanced Standing in Postgraduate Awards and the approval of the ECL Faculty Accreditation Committee. The APL/APEL system will be explained to all candidates.

Months of entry


Course content

Enhance your career prospects with this Advanced Educational Practice masters from Liverpool John Moores University. This professional development programme draws educators from a range of sectors and reflects the latest practices.

  • Study part time over three years
  • Enjoy flexible course delivery and fit studying around your work commitments
  • Follow a curriculum closely linked to your professional practice needs
  • Experience excellent levels of support
  • This course will only run subject to minimum numbers

We recognise that our students are busy professionals and have taken this into account in the design of our programmes and assessments. Study on this programme is extremely flexible and you can opt to join the course on a full or part time basis, enabling you integrate your learning with your full time professional role.

University-based study includes taught sessions scheduled late afternoon (4pm to 6pm) and conference style days scheduled on occasional Saturdays.
A blended learning approach ensures you can usually study at a time to suit you and all modules are supported by online study resources with additional guidance available through face-to-face or virtual tutorials.
To keep on top of your study you should be prepared to work between five and 10 hours per week (evenings and weekends). The practical applications of the course may involve the integration of study with your professional activity in school or college.
During your studies you will have access to LJMU learning resources including our libraries for independent study. You will be allocated a personal tutor to support your academic and professional development and will also receive guidance via emai

Taught sessions mostly take place at the IM Marsh campus, four miles outside Liverpool centre, although some sessions may take place in the city.

The IM Marsh campus has independent study spaces with IT facilities, a library with relevant stock and study spaces, access to student welfare and support, a gym and other sports facilities, a cafeteria and shop.
The campus library, open 8am to 11pm, houses the main collections linked to this course and you will also have access to the 24 hour, city centre Aldham Robarts and Avril Robarts libraries.

Information for international students

LJMU will be awarding a range of generous international scholarships for students enrolling at the University in September. Please contact LJMU’s International Team by visiting www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/international-students for more information and advice.

Fees and funding

Please contact Faculty:

Faculty of Education, Health and Community
T: 0151 231 5340
E: marshadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months


part time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)151 231 5090