Entry requirements for this course are normally:
- an Honours degree (2:2 or above) or an equivalent professional qualification.
- a Postgraduate Diploma in Education or equivalent award, such as a PGCE containing 120 credits at Masters level, or a Postgraduate Diploma in a relevant field and evidence of successful teaching experience .
In addition you must also:
- evidence an appropriate level of understanding of educational research methods
- have experience of teaching, training or working in a relevant organisation in lifelong learning or in a related sector
- complete a satisfactory interview
We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups. These are the usual entry requirements. We do however encourage those with different or older qualifications to apply. Please contact us to discuss your particular circumstances.
Months of entry
The course is designed to develop deeper intellectual engagement with current issues relating the design, delivery, evaluation and administration of educational programmes in the Lifelong Learning sector. It aims to enhance the professional standing and critical understanding of those working in the sector in a range of professional roles.
The course operates as a Top-up to previous achievement at postgraduate level and requires you to undertake a single 60 credit dissertation module. Previous experience and appropriate level understanding of educational research methods for example, previous achievement in a postgraduate level research methods module, is essential.
You’ll be taught by an outstanding team of teachers; in fact we are ranked in the top ten for Education in the Guardian University Guide (2017) for the seventh consecutive year. You’ll also have access to our extensive professional and academic network which feeds directly into course design and delivery and to excellent facilities and specialist equipment.
Titles of work undertaken by students on this course have included:
• A case study of youth disaffection at an independent alternative school in North West England.
• A critical evaluation of the efficacy of Restorative Practice (RP) in place at a high school in a northern city in the United Kingdom.
Fees and funding
In 2018/19 the part-time tuition fee for UK and EU postgraduate students on this course will be £540 per 15 credit module and £1,080 per 30 credit module.
Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK/EU students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see our Fees and Finance pages. Please note that tuition fees for subsequent years of study may rise in line with inflation (RPI-X).
If you are an international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages pages for full details of tuition fees and support available.
Please email the Student Finance Office or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Course Enquiries (D370)
- +44 (0)1484 478249