Education, Short Course | Part time online | University of Essex Online | United Kingdom
16 months
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6525 GBP/year
6240 GBP/year
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Do you want to enhance your current teaching? Are you passionate about developing your teaching strategies? Do you want to engage in technology to assist you in the delivery of the curriculum? Then this Education PG Dip programme from University of Essex Online might be the course for you.

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Overview

Within this Education PG Dip programme from  University of Essex Online , there will be opportunities for you to reflect on your current teaching or training role and examine how educational theory relates to practice. You will also be able to explore an area of interest within teaching and learning through engagement with research and academic literature.

There will be opportunities for you to reflect on your current teaching or training role and examine how educational theory relates to practice. You will also be able to explore an area of interest within teaching and learning through engagement with research and academic literature.

Throughout this course, you’ll explore a broad range of topics including:

  • an introductory overview of the historical and philosophical context in which educational practice sits
  • fundamental principles of assessment and key issues in contemporary educational assessment practice
  • An overview of educational research and the review of literature
  • how people learn and the consequent implications for best practice
  • the knowledge and skills needed to apply a learning analytics approach to the analysis of data

There is also an opportunity to study one of three optional modules should you be interested in developing content, or assessment, or have an interest in management.

Career opportunities:

If you’re a qualified teacher, this programme is ideal for expanding your professional development in order to access senior leadership roles. It covers a broad range of subjects and offers the opportunity to specialise in diverse professional contexts and practices.

You’ll also have a chance to improve your professional practice and attain leadership roles in your chosen career path. This could be as a teacher, lecturer, training adviser or administrator, special educational professional, policy developer, researcher, healthcare trainer or within local government.

Gaining a postgraduate qualification with the University of Essex Online also puts you in good stead for your career prospects. Results from the 2021 student survey showed:

  • 92% of students said their course helped develop their research skills
  • 89% of students say their studies fit with their future plans
  • Almost 60% said their studies had a positive effect on their career
  • 25% of students saw their salaries increase by up to 10%

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophy of Education and Theories of Learning & Teaching
  • Delivering Effective Teaching and Learning 
  • Educational Assessment 
  • Using Technology in Teaching, Learning Assessment 
  • The Role of Research and Academic Literature in Developing Practice 
  • Learning Analytics 
  • The Science of Learning – practical implications for teaching

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The deadline for completing applications is a week before the start date, but we recommend preparing and submitting your application in advance of your chosen intake.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
85

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
85

Other requirements

General requirements

In order to satisfy the academic entry route requirements for our PG Dip Education, you must have the following qualifications as a minimum:

  • an undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification

In order to satisfy the work experience entry route requirements for our PG Dip Education, you must meet the following criteria:

  • at least two years’ teaching experience in an educational setting

Tuition Fee

To always see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6525 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8700 GBP for the full programme during 16 months.
  • National

    6240 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8320 GBP for the full programme during 16 months.

Funding

Regional scholarship available for international students based overseas in eligible countries.

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