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

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

Professional Development

The main educational aims of the programme are to: provide students the opportunity to develop critical, analytical and higher order understanding of their own practice, as well as bringing a further element of critical evaluation into their subject knowledge and understanding; provide a flexible pattern of study for students who seek further professional development within the field of education; develop the capacity for students to plan and manage their own learning through identifying their own professional development needs.

Entry requirements

All present and past classroom teachers are eligible to apply.

Course modules

Middle leadership modules: Making the most of ICT in the foundation phase; making the most of ICT at KS2; developing thinking skills with learners; mentoring trainee teachers; physical education modules: good practice in physical education; inclusive physical education and school sport; other classroom related modules: subject (or area of learning) leadership; impact of inset on classroom practice; inset as a catalyst for whole school change; practical bilingualism; teaching welsh and second language methodology in the primary sector; independent study module; dyslexia and the primary and secondary school: strategies for inclusion; promoting the distinctiveness of church schools.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Graduate Certificate Part-time - 3 years
Graduate Diploma Part-time £ 2,150 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Carmarthen Campus Carmarthen SA31 3EP Wales

Key information

Telephone number: 
01267 676716