Professional courses

We provide full and part-time professional development courses that will support and progress your academic learning and career in education.

Courses for teachers and practitioners

Ideal for current teachers and practitioners, the following courses will develop your subject knowledge or teaching skills, to make you more effective in the classroom.

Find out more about our Postgraduate Teaching and Master's courses at our information event:

Wednesday 11 November 2015, 4 pm

Clifton campus

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We also have teaching short courses and CPD opportunities in:

For others see our teacher training pages

Educational support courses

If you are a currently working in an educational support role in a school, college or training environment and wish to extend your academic learning or qualifications, we offer part-time undergraduate courses.

Masters courses for all education professionals

Whether you are a graduate working as a teacher or in an educational role within an organisation, we provide full and part-time postgraduate courses to enable you to develop a real expertise in your field, support your professional interests and advance your career.

  • MA Education (full-time)
    This full-time, one year, research based course is suitable for teachers, lecturers and support staff working in all education sectors.
  • MA Education (part-time)
    Flexible study allows you to focus on one of six specialised pathways.
  • MPhil / PhD in Education
    Study is available in a number of areas as full or part-time and can sometimes be provided by distance learning.
  • Professional Doctorate in Education
    This is a three-year part-time research project that is developed in stages.

Create your own master's

Our Multidisciplinary Master's gives you the opportunity to create your own Masters course by combining major and minor modules from different disciplines. Build a course that matches your career aspirations, strengths and interests.

You will also take a placement giving you valuable hands-on experience.

Find out more and take a look at the modules available.


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