University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD Lampeter and Carmarthen)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD)


This programme is designed to: develop individual awareness of the national, regional and local educational context within which schools operate; provide an up-to-date and coherent overview of current educational issues affecting schools; enable an interchange of ideas amongst participants from different schools and different LEAs; establish a process of professional development profiling which assists participants in recording and reflecting on the school focused issues they experience while following the programme; enable participants to manage change effectively and reflect on the process of management; enable participants to become more confident in their work in their school(s) and to take forward examples of good practice gleaned from their experiences on the programme.

Entry requirements

Participants will normally be teachers or associate staff; interview for all applicants required.

Course modules

Core module: research methods. Optional modules include: research methods and education; social and emotional behavioural difficulties in practice; dyslexia in an inclusive learning environment; exploring additional learning needs; language and learning; language literacy and learning in the classroom; language needs and delays; leading the learning; learning leaders: the role of continuing professional development in leadership and management; school leadership at all levels: a critical perspective; assessment for learning and developing thinking; developing pedagogical strategies for digital literacy; learning and teaching early childhood education and the foundation phase.

Assessment methods

Assessment by: coursework; dissertation.

Fees for 2017

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Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA (Ed) Part-time £ 3,750 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PgDipEd Part-time £ 3,750 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PgCert Part-time £ 3,750 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Townhill Campus Swansea SA2 0UT Wales

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Key information

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