Pastoral Care at Stranmillis University College - UCAS

Course summary

This M-level specialist option addresses a need among teachers and education professionals for high-quality professional development in the crucial, challenging and fast-evolving area of pastoral care in education. Students are introduced to local, national and international research and are challenged to respond critically, applying their learning to their own context. This specialist option is open to teachers and other professionals working with children from pre-school through to post-16. Further information is available at


Modules include: Research methods in education; healthy minds, healthy bodies; international perspectives on bullying; safeguarding children and young people; dissertation.

Assessment method

Assessment methods include assignments and a dissertation.

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally hold a relevant 2.2 Honours degree or above in a related discipline, and preferably a professional teaching qualification. However, applicants who do not meet the requirements above will be considered on an individual basis, where there is evidence of relevant experience. Applicants may be required to attend an interview to determine their suitability for entry.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £6650 Whole course
Northern Ireland £6650 Whole course
England £7470 Whole course
Scotland £7470 Whole course
Wales £7470 Whole course
EU £18200 Whole course
International £18200 Whole course

Additional fee information

Please note: £1109 per 30 CAT module for NI and ROI students £1245 per 30 CAT module for GB students £3034 per 30 CAT module for EU/International students
Pastoral Care at Stranmillis University College - UCAS