Taught course

Childhood Practice

Institution
University of Glasgow · School of Education
Qualifications
PGDipMEd

Entry requirements

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Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme provides a practice-based examination of the theoretical approaches important to leadership and management within childhood practice.

Why Glasgow

  • On successful completion of the programme you will meet the requirements of the Standard for Childhood Practice (Scottish Social Services Council, 2007).
  • Students who successfully complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Childhood Practice will be given the opportunity to progress to masters and undertake the dissertation element.
  • You will get to review your own work experiences and use the findings to set your professional development targets within the programme.
  • Students who successfully complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Childhood Practice will be given the opportunity to progress to masters and undertake the dissertation element.

Programme Structure

You will take four core courses and two placement courses.

The taught component will be delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials and group project work.

You will develop the research, writing and professional skills to enable you to register with Scottish Social Services Council at a manager level.

Core Courses

  • Childhood practice: building a professional learning community
  • Leading improvements in childhood practice
  • Contemporary perspectives on children and childhoods
  • Practitioner enquiry and decision making.

Information for international students

General English language requirements IELTS 6.5 (with no subtest less than 6) iBT TOEFL 92 (with no less than 21 in Listening & writing, 22 in reading, 23 in speaking) Cambridge ESOL Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - B minimum or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - C minimum

Fees and funding

UK students
£594

http://www.gla.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/childhoodpractice/

Qualification and course duration

PGDip

part time
24 months

MEd

part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Mary Wingrave
Email
m.wingrave@educ.gla.ac.uk