The Professional Diploma in Education Studies is the first in a suite of courses that will cover a number of specialist content areas. The Professional Diploma in Education Studies (Leading Innovation) is a qualification in leading innovative learning in schools. It will be delivered through distance education and supported with an online/ blended approach to engaging learners. It is aimed at education professionals who would like to challenge and/or improve the way they think about their work in a variety of ways. Our course will include some face-to-face sessions, and we believe that these combined with more frequent online engagement will provide a dynamic and transformative learning experience for all learners.
We are committed to developing our students' critical voice through reading, discussion, peer learning, presentations, critical review, reflection and practical application. This commitment to participative learning experiences will ensure that high-quality learning outcomes are achieve.
Minimum Entry Requirements
A Level 8 undergraduate degree (H2.2) or equivalent in education, the social sciences, arts and humanities, or other relevant discipline is required.
Closing Date: None, determined by Programme Team and Programme Director.
1 year (blended/distance education), part-time.
Post Course Info
There are four main career pathways:
1. Permanent or more substantial contract in initial employment;
2. Internal promotion within current schools;
3. Job mobility—transfer to other schools;
4. Employment opportunities in education support services.