Stranmillis University College

Stranmillis University College

Pastoral Care

The course aims to equip students with the understanding and skills required to respond effectively to a range of challenging pastoral situations such as children experiencing abuse, bullying or mental/physical health issues. The modules also aim, however, to develop a clear understanding of how schools can be pro-active in safeguarding children more effectively and in using the curriculum to tackle pastoral issues sensitively and effectively.

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally hold a relevant 2.2 Honours degree or above in a related discipline, and preferably a professional teaching qualification. However,applicants who do not meet the requirements above will be considered on an individual basis, where there is evidence of relevant experience. Applicants may be required to attend an interview to determine their suitability for entry.

Course modules

Modules include: Research methods in education; healthy minds, healthy bodies; international perspectives on bullying; safeguarding children and young people; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include assignments and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MEd Part-time £ 733 per Module (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stranmillis University College Belfast BT9 5DY Northern Ireland

Key information

Academic Registry
Telephone number: 
028 9038 4263