Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University


This programme provides a structure for professional development and a means of evaluating and successfully improving current best practice which informs and drives outstanding next practice. Designed to instil an ethos of lifelong learning in those involved in leading and supporting education, the programme will equip you with skills, knowledge and understanding to evaluate existing practice, develop practice and immerse yourself in enquiry-based research. The programme is aimed at teachers, lecturers and educational practitioners who lead and support learning in a wide variety of educational settings.

Entry requirements

Applicants should be experienced practising teachers, lecturers or educational practitioners and have an undergraduate degree or equivalent in any subject. For international students, a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 is also required. All applicants for the full-time programme will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS, previously CRB) Enhanced Disclosure. Applicants without these requirements, may also be considered on an individual basis.

Course modules

Investigating practice; improving practice; evaluation of professional standards in practice; excellence in teaching and learning; developing outstanding assessment; behaviour for learning; technology enhanced teaching and learning; observation of outstanding practice; developing subject knowledge and enhancing subject knowledge; evaluating mentoring and coaching and developing mentoring and coaching; strategic planning for educational improvement; leading educational change; developing self and leading others; shaping the future of primary education; inspirational primary subject leadership; inspiring 14-19 year old learners and inclusive curriculum models 14-19 education: closing the gap; excellence in early years: principles and practice and excellence in early years: international perspectives; excellence in early years: international perspectives; excellence in teaching and learning in lifelong learning; outstanding practice in teaching adults in lifelong learning; early mathematical development and assessment; effective early mathematics intervention strategies; the impact of educational practice; specialist dyscalculia/mathematics learning difficulties training.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 30 per Credit (home fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 30 per Credit module (home fees) 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Faculty of Education, Chorley Manchester PR7 1QR North West

Key information

Telephone number: 
01695 575171