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, making you more effective in the classroom.

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.

  • FdA Educational Support
    Explore current education and social issues affecting support for learners.
  • BA (Hons) Education
    An ideal progression for anyone in an education support role who wishes to gain an undergraduate degree.

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.



Professional & Postgraduate
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