Taught course

Educational Practice (Shrewsbury)

University of Chester · Faculty of Education and Children's Services

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Entry requirements

Applicants usually work in an educational setting such as a school, academy, FE college or HE institution. The entry requirement is normally a 2:2 honours degree. Applicants who have a degree and a teaching qualification such as a PGCE will not normally require an interview. Other candidates may be asked to attend an interview.

Months of entry

January, May, October

Course content

Course overview

Our course will help you become the practitioner you want to be whether you are working with children, students or older learners. practitioners.

It is designed to support teachers and other educational practitioners in extending their professional skills and abilities at Master's level. You will learn how to improve your practice through undertaking small-scale research projects within your professional setting and through engagement with research, literature, policy and curriculum frameworks.

Why Study Educational Practice (Shrewsbury) with us?

Our course provides a progressive framework for the professional learning and career development of educational practitioners. It is suitable for both experienced practitioners as well as those at the beginning of their career.

During our course you will use your experiences as an educational professional to critically reflect on your own practice and develop confidence in sharing good practice and articulating new insights.

Using our excellent research facilities, local, national and international perspectives will be brought into focus. This will help you to understand issues within the field of education, and will benefit your learners.

How will I be taught?

Taught sessions are designed to foster lively debates about current issues in educational practices. Online resources and individual tutorials with lecturers in your chosen field of study will support your learning and extend your knowledge and practice.

Each module entails 200 hours of study, of which 20 are taught and 80 are self-directed.

How will I be assessed?

Assessments focus on work-based products or processes that are part of your normal work and are integral to professional practice. These can include presentations of classoom-based research, portfolios of work and research reports.

Please note: Masters students in receipt of a postgraduate loan cannot bring prior credit (APL) into their programme of study.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    36-72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Faculty of Education and Children's Services