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Course summary

**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.** Course summary:

  • Learn in your workplace alongside your current job.
  • Critically reflect on your practice to gain a deeper understanding of what you do.
  • Boost your career progression.
This course is designed for teachers, early years workers and related professionals in full-time or substantial roles in schools, colleges and educational settings. You improve your practice through critical reflection and professional enquiry, ultimately leading to enhanced career prospects. How you learn: All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive. This course is designed to help you progress from and progress your career in education. It provides a progression route from undergraduate and postgraduate teacher training routes. You learn from university tutors and expert teachers on a course designed with schools and colleges. It incorporates the following intermediate and short awards:
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice in Education
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice in Education
  • University Advanced Professional Certificates
Applied learning This course is designed to help you further your career in education. It provides a progression route from undergraduate and postgraduate teacher training routes. You learn from university tutors and expert teachers on a course designed with schools and colleges. We offer a choice of four elective modules to give flexibility to a wide audience at different career stages. Subject to minimum delivery numbers, you will work with the course team to decide which two of the four elective modules are best suited to your study. The relevant mandatory module plus one of the four elective modules will be studied at both PGCertificate and PGDiploma stages.

Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. Modules studied may differ depending on when you start your course. Year 1 - Compulsory modules Reflecting On Professional Practice Elective modules Academic Recognition For Cpd Curriculum Design And Innovation Developing Others Through Mentoring And Coaching Leadership Of Evidence Informed Practice Year 2 - Compulsory modules Research And Development In Educational Contexts Elective modules Academic Recognition For Cpd Curriculum Design And Innovation Developing Others Through Mentoring And Coaching Leadership Of Evidence Informed Practice Final year - Compulsory modules Extended Research/Consultancy Project

Assessment method

Coursework


Entry requirements

Academic Qualifications A 2:2 Honours degree or equivalent-with no specific subject requirements Level of English language capability IELTS 6.5 or equivalent for non-native speakers of English (6.5 or above with a minimum of 6 in reading and writing) Previous relevant work or work-related experience The programme targets people in working in an educational setting and pursuing personal and professional development, through work-based learning. Therefore, their role must enable them to use the workplace as a site of learning. Professional qualifications None - though the programme is appropriate for professionals from a range of fields whose qualifications are equivalent to degree level study Entry Profile Applicants will be working in a wide range of private, public and voluntary sector organisations; they may be in technical, management or professional role; have demonstrated success through career progression with sufficient experience in line with the level of study. Typically the students will be returnees to formal education although may have no experience of working at level 7.The main attributes are to be motivated to develop personally and professionally, be willing and have the time to complete the extensive studies associated with such a course. The formal academic admissions criteria are an honours degree at 2:2 level or above or equivalent, applicants who do not meet these criteria will need to demonstrate that they will benefit from and have the capability to complete the course successfully through completion of the application form and interview with the course leader. All admissions decisions will be at the discretion of the course admissions team in accordance with University admissions policy.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Currently applications for the September 2022 start of this course are only open to home students. Please see our online prospectus for further details. Please refer to our website for up-to-date information on costs and fees for both full-time and part-time postgraduate study options: https://www.shu.ac.uk/study-here
Professional Practice in Education at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS