University of Chester

University of Chester

Teaching and Learning

This programme provides a coherent, personalised and progressive framework for the professional learning and career development of teachers; there are 3 specialist routes that can also be taken as an option in English, mathematics and science enabling teachers to tailor the course to their own professional development needs.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements is a 1st degree; a 1st degree and a recognised teaching qualification will allow automatic entry. Other candidates will be asked to attend an interview.

Course modules

Core modules: Professional development review; coaching; teaching, learning and development; curriculum development; inclusive practice; collaboration and leadership; understanding development and learning; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Currently, modules and projects are assessed using a combination of evidence, ranging through portfolios of annotated evidence, professional logs, live presentations, observation of practice, video presentations, podcasts or audio diaries, essays, reports, articles fit for publication, professional documentation (e.g. policies used within school, planning documents, lesson plans and schemes of work), briefing documents for colleagues, reflective accounts; assessments for projects and dissertations are usually negotiated with tutors.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time - 2 years
PgCert Part-time - 1 years
Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Parkgate Road Campus Chester CH1 4BJ North West

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Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01244 511000