Open University

Open University

Professional Studies in Education (C27)

This professional qualification gives students an introduction to postgraduate study in the field of education and offers the opportunity to explore 1 topic in detail; the modules available cover a range of areas within education but all encourage students to draw on their own experiences and undertake enquiry in their own context.

Entry requirements

Bachelor's degree (or the equivalent); advanced diploma in education (or some equivalent professional qualification); certificate of continuing professional development (now discontinued); qualified teacher status (QTS); at least 3 years teaching experience; applicants without these qualifications, but who have substantial relevant professional experience, may also be admitted.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Distance learning - 1 years

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Distance Learning

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