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OverviewThis course is designed for those wishing to pursue or develop their career in the education sector, specifically in relation to teaching, leadership and educational management.Aimed at teachers working in primary, secondary, further and higher education institutions, as well as graduates interested in pursuing teaching careers or other roles in the education sector, this programme helps to further develop any initial teacher training and is ideal for those looking to work and conduct
This course is designed for those wishing to pursue or develop their career in the education sector, specifically in relation to teaching, leadership and educational management.
Aimed at teachers working in primary, secondary, further and higher education institutions, as well as graduates interested in pursuing teaching careers or other roles in the education sector, this programme helps to further develop any initial teacher training and is ideal for those looking to work and conduct research in the field of education studies.
By choosing this course, you can benefit from tutoring delivered by our practice and research-based academic team, which is recognised for excellence in teaching and curriculum design. You will benefit from working with colleagues who have developed professional partnerships with International Council on Education for Teaching and educational charities. Through access to our industry connections, you can also enhance your employability with placement and volunteering opportunities in local educational settings.
The course allows you to reflect upon the latest trends and developments in the field and consider how these apply to your own place of work, so we strongly recommend that all students undertake some paid or voluntary work experience in an education setting during their time on this course.
Designed for those wishing to pursue or develop their career in the education sector, specifically in relation to teaching, leadership and educational management
Explore education from a practical perspective exploring the links between theory and practice, research and policies and schools and communities
Our practice and research-based academic team is recognised for excellence in teaching, curriculum design and innovation
Tailor your learning through a range of optional modules including Leading and Managing Educational Change, Current and Emergent Issues in Education Policy and Technology Enhanced Practice
Benefit from our industry connections, allowing you to enhance your employability with placement and volunteering opportunities in local educational settings
Teaching and assessment
The Education Practice course uses a variety of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials and group work during evening teaching sessions. You will also be expected to undertake self-directed study.
This course is ideal if you wish to further your career in teaching, leadership and school management, and other careers related to the education system. This will also help prepare and build on the demands of National Professional Qualification for Headship.
2:1 Hons in a relevant degree, not necessarily in education, but a good practical knowledge of education is required. applicants with a 2:2 and considerable experience in education will be considered on a case by case basis. Evidence of prior practical experience of working directly with learners in an educational setting in either a paid or voluntary capacity. Clear interest in the course demonstrated with explanation and evidence in the personal statement. Strong commitment to working in the broad field of education throughout the duration of the course and in the future. The course can offer accreditation of prior learning (APL) of up to 60 credits to candidates with appropriate experience and qualifications such as a PGCE
De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) offers the perfect combination of award-winning teaching and specialist facilities. Based in the centre of the bustling and multicultural city of Leicester, rich in cultural heritage, history, and diversity, making it feel like the world is on your doorstep, located in the heart of England, our campus blends the historical and the new and has provided an inspiring place to study for more than 150 years.
Studying a postgraduate course allows you to go further in your knowledge and your career. You can become a specialist, explore the frontier of your subject area with leading researchers, gain accreditation or change trajectory.
Students choosing our taught courses can benefit from academic teaching which directly complements industry experience and is also informed by world-leading research.