This M-Level programme is designed to support the professional and leadership development of teachers and education professionals in line with the Department of Education's Learning Leaders Strategy, with a structured approach to reflection and learning within the context of a student's own setting and area of specialism. Students may also be able to choose modules from other M level programmes' and tailor them to their particular area of professional expertise or interest.
This course is blended learning with flexible online learning and support sessions.
Students who have completed a PGCE in the last 10 years, will be eligible to apply for 30 M Level credit points towards a Master's qualification. Candidates may seek accreditation for other completed school-based professional development activities. Application for credit transfer and exemption from module requirements must be made upon enrolment.
Entitlement To The Award Of Master Of Education (MED)
The award of Master of Teaching will be made to candidates who have successfully completed 180 points at M-level, through completion of four taught modules and a research dissertation. The degree of Master of Education may be awarded with distinction on the recommendation of the Board of Examiners. Students who have accumulated 60 points on the MTeach may graduate with a Postgraduate Certificate. Students who have accumulated 120 points on the MTeach may graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma.
To be awarded an MTeach students must complete at least two modules from the MTeach programme plus 2 further taught modules may be chosen from another specialist option for example Outdoor Learning or Shared Education. One of these modules is normally Research Methods. In addition students must complete a dissertation.