Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Collaborative Working (Education and Therapy)

The overarching programme aim is to prepare experienced education and therapy staff for enhanced collaborative working in schools to enable pupils to optimally participate in the curriculum and school life; students engage with contemporary inclusive learning issues, related legislative frameworks and policy, and relate these to their own practice context; students learn to critique and implement evidence based approaches and strategies to facilitate pupils' participation and achievement in the curriculum and school life; critical evaluation of collaborative practice issues in relation to inclusive learning are central to the course; students also have the opportunity to identify and advance practice in collaborative working and inclusive learning in schools though a work based project.

Entry requirements

Relevant professional or practical experience is essential; successful completion of a relevant degree or an equivalent qualification is normally be required; it is possible for candidates with alternative qualifications and appropriate relevant professional experience to be considered.

Course modules

Inclusive learning: contemporary issues in inclusive learning; facilitating participation and inclusion for all; enabling effective collaboration working; working together in action.

Assessment methods

Reflective portfolios; individual learning plans; evaluation of critical incidents; case studies; work based projects; oral conference presentations; self appraisal and/or reflective report; on-line discussions and postings.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time £ 1,720 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
PgCert Part-time £ 1,720 per Whole course (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 1 years
PgCert Part-time £ 1,720 per Whole course (EU fees) 1 years
PgCert Part-time £ 1,720 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Edinburgh EH21 6UU Scotland

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0131 474 0000