Taught course

Education Practice

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

Entry requirements

Entry requirements (Home)

You will need:

  • to have completed an initial teacher training programme at postgraduate or undergraduate level and have achieved Qualified Teacher Status
  • to be employed as a teacher during your period of study

International students will also be expected to demonstrate a very good level of English language competence via an IELTS score of 6.0-6.5 or equivalent.

This course will only run subject to minimum numbers.

Months of entry


Course content

Aimed at Newly or Recently Qualified Teachers, this Masters in Education Practice from Liverpool John Moores University is linked to the NQT year and early professional development needs and enables you to explore identified professional development areas, apply practitioner research and enhance your learner impact.

  • Study part time over 1-2 years while working as a teacher
  • Benefit from a programme specifically designed to support NQTs/RQTs and meet their early professional development needs
  • Enjoy flexible delivery, support and fit studying around your work commitments
  • Completing this Masters degree will benefit your professional development as a teacher and enhance your career prospects

This programme provides a progression route from postgraduate initial teacher training programmes incorporating 60 or 120 credits at level 7.

The course is extremely flexible and part time study enables you integrate your learning with your professional role.

University-based study includes three full day blocks conferences, delivered on Saturdays (one per term) and twilight seminars where tutorial support is also available. The conference-style, whole day sessions involve interactive learning with lectures, seminars and workshops. The practical applications of the course may involve integration of study with your professional activity in school or college.

Tutorial support is an important part of the development process and you will receive a personalised service that will enable you to set targets and achieve to your highest potential.

Personal tutors and other members of the academic team are accessible at scheduled times during the programme and will also be able to provide guidance via email as appropriate.

To keep on top of your study you should be prepared to set aside between 5 and 10 hours per week (evenings and weekends) for preparatory work to support your study. You will have access to LJMU learning resources including our libraries and online learning services for independent study.

Information for international students

International applicants are required to demonstrate equivalent qualifications to the standard requirements for entry when applying for courses at LJMU.

Students must also demonstrate a proficiency in communicating through English, for example via an IELTS tests or equivalent.

Please note: UK visa restrictions mean that international students are only permitted to study on a full-time basis.

Please contact LJMU’s International Team for more information and advice.

Fees and funding

Please see the course page for more information.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
0151 231 5090