Taught course

Advanced Educational Practice - Mentoring and Coaching

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

Entry requirements

Entry requirements (Home)

The normal entry requirements for the MA Advanced Educational Practice pathways are:

  • An honours degree (or its equivalent) in any subject
  • Current employment as an educational practitioner

Applications are welcome from practitioners who may hold alternate qualifications, such as Certificate in Education (Post-16), with appropriate professional experience.

If your first language is not English, you will also need an IELTS score of 6.5 (minimum of Level 6 in reading and writing).

Application and Selection

Applications are invited from those working in the education sector. As each case is considered on an individual basis, in consultation with the Programme Leader, we welcome your enquiry if you do not meet the formal criteria but feel your professional experience would enable you to succeed on the programme.

Please note: A satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formally the Criminal Records Bureau – CRB) is required as you may need to visit locations outside of your workplace where there is access to children.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Develop your mentoring and coaching skills to enhance your career prospects and improve your personal effectiveness on this Masters in Advanced Educational Practice: Mentoring and Coaching programme at Liverpool John Moores University.

  • Study part time over three years on a course designed to support effective change in the classroom
  • Develop your professional practice through an inquiry based approach
  • Enjoy flexible course delivery and fit studying around your work commitments
  • Follow a curriculum closely linked to your professional practice needs

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 on a part time basis, enabling you to integrate your learning with your full time professional role.

University-based study includes taught sessions scheduled late afternoon (4pm to 7pm) and occaisional conference style days scheduled on 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 will 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 email.

Information for international students

Please note: this programme is not suitable for students who require a Tier 4 visa. Due to immigration requirements, Tier 4 international students must study on a full-time basis.

Fees and funding

Please see the course page for more information.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
36 months

PCert

part time
36 months

PGDip

part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courses@ljmu.ac.uk
Phone
0151 231 5090