Taught course

Career-long Professional Learning (CPL) options

Institution
University of the West of Scotland · School of Education
Qualifications
MEdPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Students should hold a first degree and either be practicing teachers of TESOL or intend to enter the profession. IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. Primary Physical Education Participants will typically hold a teaching qualification in Primary Education. Applicants are required to be (or applicable to be) Registered Teachers with the General Teaching Council Scotland (GTCS). Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.This is a professional qualification for those who already have a higher education (or equivalent) teaching role. In addition to appropriate degree level qualifications, a regular teaching commitment is necessary. This must be a minimum of 100 hours of teaching (33 hours per module) at SCQF Level 7 or above, at least half of which must be spent in direct teaching contact time, across the duration of the course. Note: Students seeking a Nursing and Midwifery Council recordable teaching qualification must be able to accrue at least 360 hours of teaching into NMC approved courses in classroom and practice settings, across the duration of the course. All other CPL courses. Applicants must satisfy the specific admission requirements for Masters programmes offered by University of the West of Scotland and should normally hold an undergraduate degree in a related discipline. Exceptions may be made in the case of applicants who can demonstrate significant relevant experience together with recent academic study. English Language Requirements Overseas students must meet UWS English language requirements.

MEd Artist Teacher / Pg Certificate Coaching & Mentoring / MEd Enhanced Educational Practice / MEd Inclusive Education / MEd Leadership for Learning / MSc Mental Health and Education

Months of entry

September

Course content

The CPL portfolio offers awards at Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and Masters degree level and is mostly delivered online* through technology enhanced learning opportunities. There are nine named pathways:

• MEd Artist Teacher

• Pg Certificate Coaching and Mentoring

• MEd Enhanced Educational Practice

• MEd Inclusive Education

• MEd Leadership for Learning

• MSc Mental Health and Education

• Pg Certificate Primary Physical Education

• MEd Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

• Pg Certificate Teaching and Learningin Higher Education to achieve a Masters award you will need to achieve 180 credits, broken down as follows:

• Certificate (3 modules, first 60 credits)

• Diploma

(3 modules, second 60 credits)

• Masters dissertation (1 module, final 60 credits)

Entry criteria for the programmes above are detailed opposite.

Information for international students

For more information please visit - www.uws.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

For more information please visit - www.uws.ac.uk/fundingadvice

Qualification and course duration

MEd

distance learning
Variable months

PGDip

distance learning
Variable months

PGCert

distance learning
Variable months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries Team
Email
ask@uws.ac.uk
Phone
0800 027 1000 (+44 141 849 4101 out with UK)