Education and Professional Development at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

Course summary

Our Education and Professional Development BA(Hons) course is aimed at those working either within the education and training sector or related areas – including health, careers, and the uniformed services – who are keen to further their professional knowledge and skills. The course is predominantly delivered via an innovative ‘blended learning’ style, which combines face-to-face Saturday day schools and creative online activities with individual and collaborative study. This course will strengthen your confidence in critical debate and you’ll enterprise in leading ideas, developing the ability to influence policy. Your options for a future career or further study might include primary education, secondary education, adult education, learning support, community education, the voluntary sector and more. Why Study Education and Professional Development BA/BA(Hons) at University of Huddersfield? Education at Huddersfield is top in Yorkshire† for Assessment and Feedback, scoring 90 per cent, based on experimental statistics from the National Student Survey 2023. †The following positive scores combined to produce this theme: 89 per cent of students felt the marking criteria used to assess their work were clear, 85 per cent felt the marking and assessment on their course had been fair, 93 per cent felt assessments allowed them to demonstrate what they have learned, 96 per cent felt they received assessment feedback on time and 89 per cent felt feedback helped them to improve their work. Professional Bodies At Huddersfield, you’ll also study the Global Professional Award alongside your degree†, allowing you to gain valuable qualities and experiences that could help you get the career you want, regardless of your field of study. †full-time, undergraduate first degrees with a minimum duration of three years. This does not include postgraduate, foundation, top-up, accelerated or apprenticeship degrees. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.


Modules in Year 1 of the course include: • Professional Practice (Advanced) • Improving Teaching and Learning • Critical Education. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

You’ll build your knowledge to extend the cognitive and practical skills required within teaching and learning, exploring new ways of developing and understanding contemporary good practice. You’ll also undertake research on contemporary educational challenges and strategies. You’ll be taught via full-day workshops and day-schools (normally taking place on Saturdays) held at the University of Huddersfield, via our online learning network and through work-based learning projects. You’ll also participate in virtual seminars and discussion groups. Assessments include essays, presentations, reports, and a major empirical study. A Personal Academic Tutor will be assigned to you, supporting you throughout your studies. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria.

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally one of the following: * Cert Ed or level 5 teaching/training/education qualification * Foundation Degree from the University of Huddersfield Candidates not meeting the above academic requirements but who are able to demonstrate significant and relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis. Please get in contact for further advice. In addition you must also demonstrate at least two years teaching or training experience and be in an educational or training role.

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

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.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £1492.5 Module
Northern Ireland £1492.5 Module
Scotland £1492.5 Module
Wales £1492.5 Module
Channel Islands £1492.5 Module
Republic of Ireland £1492.5 Module

Additional fee information

The tuition fee for this course will be £1,492.50 per 30 credit module. See Fees and finance for exceptions - 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. Please note that tuition fees for subsequent years of study may rise in line with inflation (RPI-X). 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. Please note: Fees and finance may vary if you’re studying at one of at other centres of The Education and Training Consortium. Please contact individual colleges for further details -

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Education and Professional Development at University of Huddersfield - UCAS