University of Worcester

University of Worcester

Leading Learning and Teaching

This programme is aimed at those aspiring leaders who have responsibility for a curriculum area or age phase in an education context. It aims to develop their strategic and organisational perspectives on learning, particularly by fostering a critically reflective approach to their practice.

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally be teachers in maintained or independent schools or in the lifelong learning sector. They will normally have a 1st or 2nd-class Honours degree in a relevant subject area and relevant experience. If English is not their 1st language, they will be expected to have reached a sufficient standard on admission to the course (e.g. IELTS 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in each element)

Course modules

Core modules: contemporary issues in education (theory, policy and practice); research methods; dissertation; enhancing learning and teaching; negotiated learning (subject knowledge and pedagogy). Optional modules: negotiated learning; learning and teaching religions and values; pedagogy , policy and practice in the early years; effective early years practice and pedagogy; special and inclusive education (towards inclusion).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time £ 545 per Credit module (home fees) 3 years
PgCert Part-time £ 545 per Credit module (home fees) 1 years
PgDip Part-time £ 545 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
St John's Campus Worcester WR2 6AJ West Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01905 855111