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Course summary

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. Titles of work undertaken by students on this course have included: * A case study of youth disaffection at an independent alternative school in North West England. * A critical evaluation of the efficacy of Restorative Practice (RP) in place at a high school in a northern city in the United Kingdom.

Modules

Core module: Dissertation

Assessment method

Your work will be assessed through a dissertation. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.


Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally: * an Honours degree (2:2 or above) or an equivalent professional qualification. * a Postgraduate Diploma in Education or equivalent award, containing 120 credits at Masters level, or a Postgraduate Diploma in a relevant field and evidence of successful teaching experience . In addition you must also: * evidence 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.


English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/where-are-you-from/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

The part-time tuition fee for UK postgraduate students on this course will be £575 (Band 1) per 15 credit module and £1,150 (Band 1) per 30 credit module. Tuition fees for UK students will cover the cost of your study at the University. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see our Fees and Finance page (https://www.hud.ac.uk/postgraduate/fees-and-finance/). If you are an EU or International student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available (https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/fees-and-funding/). Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

Sponsorship information

For further information please visit https://www.hud.ac.uk/postgraduate/funding-studies/

Teaching in Lifelong Learning (Top-Up) at University of Huddersfield - UCAS