Brunel University London

Brunel University London


This course combines a close focus on educational practice while stimulating early career teachers' professional learning and developing their understanding of key educational and social science concepts such as pedagogy, socio-cultural diversity and motivation.

Entry requirements

The programme aims to recruit early career teachers, normally Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs), employed by schools on at least a 0.5 FTE contract across the UK and will be undertaken part-time. Normal entry requirements for year 1 are: undergraduate degree normally with a 2.2 classification or above (or equivalent) in a relevant subject; Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) award; 60 credits at Master's level from a UK university or equivalent institution; For candidates without 60 credits at Master's level, the admissions panel may accept alternative evidence e.g. Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) or Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) offered against evidence of previous professional work, qualifications and experience. Progression from year 1 to year 2 is normally dependent upon: successful completion of module and study block requirements of year 1. Successful completion of NQT induction year professional probationary requirements. Progression from year 2 to year 3 is normally dependent upon: successful completion of module, assessment and study block requirements of year 2.

Course modules

Research and Development Project Proposal; Practitioner Research 1 and 2; Responsive Teaching; Learners and Learning; Research and Development Project

Assessment methods

Written assignments, oral presentations, poster presentations, evidence based portfolios and a Research and Development Project


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time weekend September 2016 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Brunel University London Uxbridge UB8 3PH South East

Key information

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