Applied Professional Studies in Education
School of Education,
Faculty of Social Sciences
This is a dissertation-only, distance learning course for those who hold a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) with 120 valid credits. The programme facilitates you to build on your PGDE learning, helping you to gain all skills necessary to conduct a masters-level dissertation study in your own professional context.
Dissertation (Educational Studies)
Teaching takes place via a number of Saturday study schools, spread throughout the year, as well as individual tutor support. The dissertation is split into a 4,000-word proposal, followed by a 12,000–16,000-word dissertation.
1 year part-time (distance learning)
For this dissertation-only programme, you will need Qualified Teacher Status and a PGDE with 120 valid credits, or equivalent.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.
+44 114 222 8177
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.