Taught course

Education Practice

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

Entry requirements

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 Qualified Teachers, this Masters in Education Practice from Liverpool John Moores University is linked to the NQT year and enables you to explore development areas, apply practitioner research and enhance your learner impact.

  • Study part time over one to three years
  • Benefit from a programme specifically designed to support NQTs and meet the early professional development needs of teachers
  • Enjoy flexible delivery and fit studying around your work commitments
  • Follow a curriculum closely linked to your professional practice needs
  • This course will only run subject to minimum numbers

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 (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 five 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.

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 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 the Faculty of Education, Health and Community (Education) for up to date information regarding fees. The Faculty can be contacted by email at marshadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk or telephone 0151 231 5340

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
0151 231 5090