Taught course

Professional Development

University of Bolton · Faculty of Arts and Media Technologies

Entry requirements

You should have a first degree - BA (Hons) or BEd (Hons); and a PGCE.


Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The MEd Professional Development is an advanced and flexible course. It meets the professional development needs of experienced educationalists, in particular the need to be able to engage in informed, sustained and integrated change-focused action based on sound theoretical principles and appropriate and evaluated practices.

You have the option to choose from a range of named awards within the MEd Professional Development scheme depending on your choice of modules and the subject you research during your dissertation. These named awards are: MA Educational Management, MA Inclusive Education, MA E-Learning for Educationalists, MA Technical and Vocational Education and MEd Technical and Vocational Education.

This course enables rigorous academic investigation into education, with the objective of supporting your professional development in the field. At its heart is how, as an educational professional, you put advanced theories into practice. You will learn how to explore educational research and make informed comment on the applicability, relevance and usefulness of theories, concepts, models, methodologies and techniques applied to practice.

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Qualification and course duration


part time
24-60 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

University of Bolton Enquiries
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