Education (Top-up) at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

Course summary

This course is primarily aimed at international students looking to progress into a career in educational roles. Education in the UK and overseas is constantly changing. This makes it a fascinating field of study, with varied opportunities for employment when you graduate. The course examines a range of contemporary UK and international education systems with a specific focus on education as a business. It will build your awareness of business enterprise when it comes to education for both individuals and organisations, as you will consider approaches to management, organisational culture and behaviour, and marketing. Why Education?

  • Emphasis on this course is placed on the political, social, technological and economic context of education, presenting theories related to these aspects so that you can critically understand education systems across the world.
  • The course addresses the fast-changing educational environment, giving you the skills to make you responsive to those changes within a variety of educational settings.
  • You’ll have opportunity to make national and international comparisons, and analyse and solve problems related to education in a global context.


Core modules Leadership and Management in Professional Contexts Planning Your Final Year Project Final Year Project Option modules Choose one from a list which may include - Critical Approaches to Inclusive Education Helping in Context (Counselling, Coaching and Mentoring) Human Resource Development and Training Supporting Social, Emotional and Mental Health in Education

Assessment method

Assessment takes place through a variety of seminars, essays, presentations, independent research, discussions and delivering teaching/training using digital technologies. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

All entrants are normally required to hold an intermediate level qualification (gained by examination) or equivalent. Broadly such qualifications can include: * Higher National Diploma (or equivalent) * An initial teaching qualification from a recognised teacher education institution * Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification with 120 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credits (or equivalent) Preference is for an appropriate subject such as Education or Childhood. However, the basic criterion will be a person's ability to benefit from the programme, so consideration will be given to holders of alternative recognised degrees or diplomas. The University’s normal entry criteria apply to all international students. Details of country-specific entry requirements are available on the home country page of the university’s website -

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

English language requirements

English language competence is required. General entry criteria for this course are International English Language Test System (IELTS) 6.0 or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 87. If you do not meet that requirement you can enrol on a pre-sessional English programme of between 4-24 weeks, depending on your level of English -

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our International Entry Requirements pages.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
EU £16500* Year 1
International £16500* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

This information sets out the tuition fee charges for full-time undergraduate students for the academic year 2024/25. This webpage will be updated with 2025/26 tuition fees as information becomes available. Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see 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 - Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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Education (Top-up) at University of Huddersfield - UCAS