Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University


This course will allow you to develop and enhance your own professional practice in education. It focuses on developing your practice in relation to the needs of your professional setting. All of the modules are designed to support your teaching and associated educational leadership practice in a wide range of workplace settings. This might be in a school, college, local authority, public service or community setting. It provides a programme that will develop your passion for working in education, whilst extending and enhancing your own educational development. We welcome applications from individuals who wish to enhance their continuing professional development portfolios through engagement with single modules.

Course modules

Semester 1: core modules; learning and assessment (30 credits); option modules; education, culture and society (30 credits); or; contemporary issues in early years (30 credits); semester 2. Core modules: collaborative working in education (30 credits); option modules; international perspectives in early years (30 credits); or; educational leadership and management (30 credits); semester 3; dissertation (60 credits).

Assessment methods

All modules are assessed through a variety of formats. These include: assignments, case studies, annotated bibliographies, contributions to online discussion forums, and a dissertation. Although group work is strongly supported as a learning strategy in the majority of modules throughout the course, all modules are assessed summatively by means of individual assessments. For those working in early years settings, optional modules can be taken which have an early years focus.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,300 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2017 - 3 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2017 - 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time January 2018 - 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time May 2018 - 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2018 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Staffordshire University (Stoke-on-Trent Campus) ST4 2DE West Midlands

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