Taught course

Practitioner Enquiry

Newcastle University · School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree in any subject and Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), or international equivalent. You need to be able to undertake this course whilst working in a professional context. If you have successfully completed a masters level initial teacher education course you may use your credits as the basis for the MEd Practitioner Enquiry. We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have professional experience in an education-related setting.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Practitioner enquiry works with school improvement, teachers' professional development and educational innovation.

There is a general pathway and a leadership pathway. The leadership pathway requires you to focus on modules and a dissertation.

Course participants come from across educational phases, early years to HE. They also come from educational sectors such as:

  • schools
  • museums
  • colleges
  • universities
  • educational consultancies.

This diversity helps create a supportive learning environment. You'll learn from each other as well as from the course leaders.

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Information for international students

English Language requirements: Direct Entry : IELTS 6.0 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MEd
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Pam Woolner
+44 (0) 191 208 5470