Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Education in Professional Practice

This programme suits mentors, practice educator or teachers and qualified teachers within health and social work contexts. It focuses on the development of the individual as a supporter and facilitator of learning. The programme has 3 main pathways: mentor-educator; practice teacher-educator (PgCert level); qualified teacher (PgCert and Master's levels).

Entry requirements

A degree, or equivalent; relevant professional experience may be required; applicants who are nurses, midwives or specialist community practitioners wishing to record the successful completion of the award with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) require: an entry on the appropriate part or parts of the current NMC register; a minimum of 3 years full-time relevant professional experience (or equivalent part-time experience) acquired during last 10 years; plus additional professional knowledge relevant to the intended area of teaching or practice (at a minimum of 1st degree level); all applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 575 (paper-based), TOEFL 90 (internet-based), or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: empirical project; practice project; systematic appraisal; project feasibility study dissertation.


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

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST North East

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Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0191 243 7900