Taught course

Teaching in Lifelong Learning (Top-up)

University of Huddersfield · Department of Education and Community Studies

Entry requirements

An honours degree at 2:2 or above or professional equivalent, or professional relevant experience. A Postgraduate Diploma in Education or equivalent award, such as a PGCE containing 120 credits at merit level, or a Postgraduate Diploma in a relevant field and evidence of successful teaching experience . In addition you must also: - have evidence of 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


Course content

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've been ranked in the top five in the Guardian Guide for Education for the sixth year running.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.

Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries (D370)
01484 478249