Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Innovative Pedagogy and Curriculum

This course uses a practitioner enquiry approach. It encourages teaching professionals to take a practical and informed approach to the 'plan, do, review' cycle. The course is suitable for teachers and other educators, whether just starting out in their career or taking significant responsibilities for educational excellence and actively supporting other professionals. Students develop both case study and action research approaches. This enables them to make informed judgements about pedagogic, assessment and curriculum matters.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree and Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), or international equivalent; applicants with lower or non-standard qualifications who have Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and validated teaching experience will be considered; applicants are expected to gain the support of their employer in order to undertake this programme and to be assured that opportunities for developing relevant professional practice will be available in your workplace; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time - 12 months

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School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
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0191 208 6576