University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Applied Professional Studies in Education

This course is for qualified teachers, heads of department and managers wanting to learn how to conduct classroom-based enquiry and other forms of research to support their practice. The course is flexible, so you can focus on the topics most relevant to your job.

Entry requirements

A good first degree and/or suitable professional experience. English language requirements. Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: teaching and learning; practice-based inquiry; critical reflection on professional development; research methods in education; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Each module will require the completion of a 6,000-word assignment. The dissertation module requires the submission of a 15,000�20,000-word dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Telephone number: 
0114 222 8115