Open University

Open University

Professional Studies in Education (D52)

This course offers the opportunity to study 1 area of education in detail; it is aimed at education professionals and those who are involved in supporting learning, in both formal and informal environments; the modules available address a range of current educational issues but all offer the opportunity to investigate issues of interest to the student in their own practice and context.

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold a degree (in any area) or equivalent; or Open University advanced diploma in education or certificate in continuing professional development; or qualified teacher status and at least 3 years teaching experience. Applicants without these qualifications, but with substantial relevant professional experience, may also be admitted.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Distance learning - 2 years

Campus details

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Distance Learning

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