Professional Education, M.Ed.

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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    11700
    Tuition (Year)
    4140
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
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These part-time modular programmes enable health and social care practitioners to obtain an MEd/ Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Education. The modular structure and variety of learning environments provides a flexible, coherent and professionally relevant programme of preparation for all health care professionals.
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  • Fees and funding

About

These part-time modular programmes enable health care professionals to obtain an MEd/Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Education.

Applicants may choose a combination of modules to meet their individual teaching responsibilities or professional requirements.

The modular structure and variety of learning environments provides a flexible, coherent and professionally relevant programme of preparation for all health care professionals.

Nurses, midwives and specialist community practitioners intending to teach in either a practice setting or in a college of nursing and midwifery will have a qualification which fulfils the NMC standards statement for preparation of teachers of nurses and midwives.

Advanced standing for prior qualifications and experience and credit for work based learning are integral features of the programme.

Programme Structure

The programme is offered on a part-time basis and is modular in structure.

The core modules are:

  • Assessment and Evaluation of Learning (20 credits)
  • Learning and Assessment in Professional Education (20 credits)
  • Professional Education (Theory and Practice) (20 credits)
  • Curriculum Design and Development (20 credits)
  • Leading and Developing Professional Education (20 credits)

The Research module consists of a research proposal which MEd students will normally use as the foundation for their Dissertation (60 credits)

Students may exit with a Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Education if they complete three core modules (60 credits).

These modules are:

  • Assessment and Evaluation of Learning (20 credits)
  • Learning and Assessment in Professional Education (20 credits)
  • Professional Education (Theory and Practice) (20 credits)

Students may exit with a Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Education if they complete the five core modules (100 credits) and one of the optional modules (20 credits) from the programme (total - 120 credits).

Optional modules can be chosen from the either the Faculty of Health and Social Care or from the wider University curriculum.

Optional modules include Work Based Learning.

Students may exit with a MEd in Professional Education if they complete the six core modules (120 credits) and a dissertation (60 credits) from the programme (total -180 credits).

Assessment

Students will be exposed to a variety of assessment methods designed to ensure that the content, outcomes and level of the modules are measured in a fair and transparent manner. Examples include assignments, seminars, presentations and portfolios.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 72 months

      up to 6 Years

    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade C): 180

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

  • An entry on an appropriate professional register
  • Previous study at first degree level
  • Professional educational role or teaching qualification role within own area of professional practice

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 11700 International
  • GBP 4140 EU/EEA

Funding

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