Taught course

Professional Education Practice (Online)

Plymouth Marjon University · Department of Education

Entry requirements

A degree or an equivalent professional or non-standard award and/or appropriate and relevant experience

Entry to the programme is flexible with three entry points each year - typically January, April and September

Months of entry

January, April, September

Course content

Enhance your teaching expertise. Understand how you can teach more effectively to promote student learning. For lecturers, tutors, trainers and anyone involved with, or interested in, learning and teaching.

This innovative distance-learning programme is the perfect qualification for lecturers, tutors, trainers, demonstrators and anyone involved with learning and teaching in a college, academy, commercial training or university environment. The programme has been designed by an award-winning team; you will study a variety of highly-relevant subject areas that will enhance your professional practice, improve your career opportunities, and deliver great value to both you and your workplace. There is no need to come to Plymouth to study this course, with all your learning resources delivered through Plymouth Marjon University’s flexible learning app, along with full tutor support from the Marjon academic team.

This course enables you to:

  • Understand how you can teach more effectively to promote student learning
  • Develop new skills in designing and delivering online learning.
  • Complete an in-depth research project relevant to your workplace or personal interests.

The programme enables all students to enrol and participate fully from anywhere in the world using your phone, tablet or computer. You’ll be able to share your learning experiences with other Marjon students and your tutor through online discussion forums and activities. You'll also have access to high quality learning resources, including access to the University’s extensive digital library.

Every student has a personal tutor, who is on hand to help with any questions or concerns that you may have. Your tutor will guide you through your studies, and will provide you with detailed feedback as you progress through the course. There will be collaborative learning opportunities with your tutor and fellow students throughout the course.

The course is designed to fit around your job and your other commitments. Each module takes three months to complete and you can proceed at your own pace, working towards the module assessment date. You should allow between 12-15 hours each week to devote to study during term times, but this could be at weekends or during the evenings.

Information for international students

For international students IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is required

Fees for International students: £8,250

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Fees UK students: £8,250

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

01752 636700