Please find below the various programmes offered by the School of Education.
Please note you may be eligible for a non-means tested PGT Loan of £11,222 (for 2020/21) if you do the full course part time or full time.
The MA Education programme is designed for practising teachers, educators and others with an interest in the field of education. The programme aims to provide opportunities for engagement with the key theories, concepts and ideas in education.
The Interdisciplinary Masters in Education are designed to give students the opportunity to study across different disciplinary domains. Students will gain experience on distinctive perspectives on Education by choosing curriculum elements from the suite of research informed taught provision indicated below.
*Students on the MA Interdisciplinary Studies pathway will choose two of the 60 credit curriculum blocks from the list below and will also undertake a 60 credit dissertation component.
**Students on the MEd Interdisciplinary Studies pathway will choose three 60 credit curriculum blocks from the list below.
The MEd/MA Leading in Education is an innovative masters programme that enables education leaders to carry out masters level study which is clearly linked to developing their professional leadership practice in an appropriate setting. It is designed to support them in their journey as educators and system leaders and to meet the increasing prioritising of leadership training by the teaching profession.
The new MA Leading for Educational Advantage is designed primarily for professionals working in schools within disadvantaged contexts or educational professionals working with disadvantaged children. It is designed to ensure leaders are equipped with the latest thinking, research and practice that takes account of challenges due to socio-economic circumstances.
This MBA has been designed to enable participants, through the development of their management and leadership capabilities, to assist or direct organisations to become more effective and efficient in a rapidly changing, complex and global economy. This course is suitable for experienced professionals working in education in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors in the UK and abroad.
* Applicants must hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status or Early Years Teacher Status, or equivalent. Some of these courses require students working in the role of SENCo. Please check the special entry requirements of these courses. These courses are only available for UK applicants.
Part-time students can choose any of the curriculum elements listed above, however due to timetabling restrictions not all elements are available to full-time students.
Most of the masters provision runs over Saturdays and/or evenings. If you do a part-time Masters you are typically required to attend one evening each week or a Saturday every fortnight. If you choose to do this course full-time you would be required to attend two evenings /one evening each week and one Saturday in a fortnight/ one Saturday each week. The days you are requested to attend will depend on the subject you choose to study.
The following courses can be taken as standalone CPD courses and some of their modules by qualified teachers as well, please contact the CPD team (firstname.lastname@example.org ) for further details:
The full Masters award requires you to gain 180 credits. Within the interdisciplinary Masters you would choose to study two of the 60 credits blocks listed above depending on your interests making up the 120 credits. The remaining 60-credits would be made up from the 60-credit dissertation.
The PGCE Early Years (3-7) course is particularly intensive. You can be timetabled from Monday morning until 6pm on a Friday. You will study across a number of areas including; initial professional development covering the principles of the teaching profession, the EYFS areas of learning including Prime and Specific areas such as Communication and Language, Physical Development, Personal, Social and Emotional development, Literacy, Maths, Expressive Arts and Design and Understanding the World. .
The PGCE Primary (5-11) course is a postgraduate qualification aimed at high-quality graduates wishing to pursue a career in primary teaching. It is an intensive, demanding yet very rewarding programme running from late August to July Tutors are dedicated to individual student support and to working closely with our partners in local schools. .
All our PGCE Secondary courses run within the context of the Liverpool Hope Partnership. This combines the best of the university training with high-quality professional placements in a range of schools, academies and colleges. Throughout, you will experience high quality training and learn the latest approaches and strategies to enable you to become an outstanding Hope Teacher, fully prepared to start your new career. .
Liverpool Hope University is one of the country's leading providers of Initial Teacher Education. The PGDE in Further and Post-Compulsory Education is a Master's level qualification which is aimed at high quality graduates wishing to pursue a teaching career in further education colleges, work-based learning, adult
education, community education, offender education and the charitable sector. .