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Course summary

This modular programme is offered to serving teachers and others involved with education (e.g. lecturers, guidance workers) to support professional development; there are a number of pathways available leading to qualifications in the following areas: general education; special educational needs; further education; guidance (vocational, educational); raising achievement in city schools; early years; lifelong learning.


Transformational dimensions of lifelong learning; independent study; teaching for learning; beginning a career: reflective practice for newly qualified teachers; evidencing learning from experience; researching education; dissertation.

Assessment method

Assessment is by a variety of methods including written assignments, directed tasks, posters and short oral presentations.

Entry requirements

An Honours or pass degree, with qualified teacher status (QTS) or other equivalent professional qualification, a teaching qualification with relevant experience, or substantial work experience.

English language requirements

International and EU applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with no component below 5.5 (or approved equivalent*). *The university accepts a large number of UK and International qualifications in place of IELTS. To find details of acceptable tests and the required grades, please visit our English Language Requirements pages:

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Fee information is to be confirmed. All fees are subject to final approval. Please visit our website for further information.
Education (part-time distance learning 3-5 years) at Bristol, University of the West of England - UCAS