University of Gloucestershire

University of Gloucestershire

Professional Studies

This course focuses upon problems central to all professional work and which therefore require constant engagement, although they are insoluble in any final way; teaching, learning and assessment all pose problems of this kind and require fresh insights from research in psychology, linguistics, sociology, philosophy and other contributory disciplines to the field of education; these are the core concerns of the programme and make it suitable for serving teachers at all career stages and from all sectors of education from the early years to FE and HE.

Entry requirements

Students should have one or more of the following: an Honours degree or equivalent; a professional or postgraduate qualification; appropriate employment experience.

Course modules

Modules include: Year 1: advanced practice in teaching, learning and assessment; education practice-based enquiry. Year 2: small scale investigations to improve teaching, learning and assessment 1 and 2; inclusive education; developing leadership; coaching and mentoring in educational organisations. Year 3: dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Sponsored by employers or self-funded.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time £ 1,795 per Whole course (home fees) 12 months
PgDip Part-time £ 3,590 per Whole course (home fees) 24 months
MEd Part-time £ 4,860 per Whole course (home fees) 36 months
MEd Part-time £ 10,750 per Whole course (overseas fees) 36 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Francis Close Hall Cheltenham GL50 4AZ South West

Key information

Guidance and Recruitment Office
Telephone number: 
01242 714500