Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

Teaching and Learning (MTL)

This course is principally designed to support professional learning entirely in a school, college or partnership context. The approach involves individual and collaborative practice-based enquiry, guided by a tutor and linked to institutional development priorities.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a degree or equivalent qualification, or professional experience that equates to degree level. In most cases, applicants join the course as part of a workplace group and suitability to join the programme will be agreed between the University tutor and institutional leaders. Exemption from some modules may be granted for appropriate prior learning including credits gained on a PGCE course.

Course modules

Reflecting on professional practice; developing professional enquiry skills; teaching and learning, personalisation and assessment for learning; subject knowledge and curriculum development; learner development and inclusion; leadership and management, working with others; professional practice enquiry.

Assessment methods

An audit of professional practice leading to an action plan at the start of each module assignment, which is also used with tutors to monitor and evaluate progress.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Part-time £ 465 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time £ 465 per Academic year (EU fees) 2 years
MTL Part-time £ 465 per Module (home fees) 2 years
MTL Part-time £ 465 per Module (EU fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City North Campus Birmingham B42 2SU West Midlands

Key information

Telephone number: 
0121 331 5595