University College Birmingham

University College Birmingham

Learning and Teaching

This course gives the opportunity at MA level to identify an area for individual research which will be near the boundaries of current knowledge and understanding of learning and teaching in vocational subjects.

Entry requirements

This course is for those who are employed in higher education lecturing or for those who have some years experience as a lecturer or manager of vocational training.

Course modules

Core modules: professional development; professional practice. Optional modules for MA/PGCert: the vocational curriculum; functional and employability skills; grading of assessment and performance in the vocational curriculum; plan, manage and assess work based learning; research methods and ethics; implementing 14 - 19 diplomas; distance learning materials projects; assessment materials projects; coaching and mentoring; delivering 14 - 19 diplomas. Optional modules for MA: managing vocational learning; managing partnerships to provide training; international policy frameworks for vocational training; curriculum development in vocational education; Master's dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time £ 2,275 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PgCert Part-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University College Birmingham Birmingham B3 1JB West Midlands

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