Description

The MEd is designed for qualified teachers and other educational professionals working in a range of contexts and age phases. This degree will enable you to:

  • Enhance your opportunities for career progression and make a difference with a deeper understanding of effective pedagogy
  • Critically examine your pedagogic practice and expertise in teaching
  • Choose an option module of interest or to advance a specialism
  • Develop your ability to design and carry out small-scale research projects.

Study Details:

MEd/PGDip/PGCert 2-3 years, part-time

Module Details:

18-month course

The 18-month course is only for students who already have 90 credits of relevant learning from a University of Leicester PGCE awarded in 2019 or later.

Core modules

  • Practitioner Research Methods
  • Dissertation

Two-year course

The two-year course is for students who already have 60 credits of relevant learning from a PGCE or equivalent (taken within the past five years).

Core modules

  • Practitioner Research Methods
  • Dissertation

Option modules

Choose one option module from:

  • Developing Effective and Inclusive Pedagogy
  • Mental Health and Well-Being in Schools
  • Mentoring, Coaching and Leadership

Three-year course

Core modules

  • Reflective Practice
  • Practitioner Research Methods
  • Dissertation

Option modules

Choose two option modules from:

  • Developing Effective and Inclusive Pedagogy
  • Mental Health and Well-Being in Schools
  • Mentoring, Coaching and Leadership

If you already have 30 credits of relevant learning, you will not need to study the ‘Reflective Practice’ module.

Student Destinations

The MEd should provide qualified teachers and other education professionals with further opportunities for career enhancement either in their existing workplace or beyond.

Many of our former Masters students in the School of Education have also progressed to doctoral work on completion of their degree. Opportunities for PhD research will be discussed with you during the final year of your course.

Fees

UK and EU Students starting in October 2020 £7,875 for students taking the full three-year course £5,240 for PGCE graduates taking the 18-month course or the two-year course

Entry Requirements

An honours degree (minimum 2:2 classification) plus teaching qualification (this would normally be the PGCE with 60 credits, taken within the past five years).

All graduate teachers with a minimum of a 2:2 will be eligible.

All students will be required to meet the standard language requirement with an A-C GCSE grade/level 4 in English.

Please see our website for how to apply

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