University of Leeds School of Education

University of Leeds


This programme is designed for the professional development for newly qualified primary and secondary teachers that want to broaden their career opportunities and enhance their prospects of early promotion; the programme focuses on teaching, learning and assessment, and makes direct links to the Teaching Development Agency's core (Induction) standards and the priorities identified in the National Strategies; the programme also provides a pathway to higher-level research degrees; the programme introduces students to a range of classroom research tools and includes structured, school-based learning that allows them to draw from their experiences as a new teacher and to relate these insights to analysis of current theories and research.

Entry requirements

This course requires a good 1st degree in a relevant discipline, in addition to the successful completion of a PGCE initial teacher training programme (either primary or secondary), with a successful record of achievement in relation to PGCE written assignments and PGCE practical teaching; students should also have secured employment as teachers at the point of registration.

Course modules

Core modules: Noticing and observing for professional practice and learning; promoting and assessing learning in the classroom; critical study in teaching. Optional modules include: Secondary educational and professional studies 1 (practice, theory and research); secondary educational and professional studies 2 (practice, theory and research); primary educational and professional studies; primary English; primary mathematics; primary science.

Sponsorship information

Some Scholarships available for both UK/EU and International Students


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 780 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 780 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 780 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 780 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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School of Education
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0113 343 4550