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Our Postgraduate Certificates (PG Certs) are delivered exclusively online, allowing you the flexibility to enhance your practice and broaden your professional expertise from anywhere.

National Award in SEN Coordination (NASENCo)

Open to UK applicants only

Fee: £1,733
Partner School Rate: £1,386*

Group discounts are also available, contact pld@hope.ac.uk for further details.

*A Partner School is any school that has an Initial Teacher Education (ITE) partnership arrangement with Liverpool Hope University and who work with our students on providing school placements.

The National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordination is a mandatory qualification for all Special Educational Needs Coordinators (SENCos) in maintained mainstream, academy and free schools, and must be achieved within three years of appointment when working in maintained mainstream, academy and free schools.

 

Education Leadership and Management

Open to UK and international applicants

UK fee: £1,733

International fee: £3,800

Partner School rate: £1,386*

Group discounts are also available, contact pld@hope.ac.uk for further details.

*A Partner School is any school that has an Initial Teacher Education (ITE) partnership arrangement with Liverpool Hope University and who work with our students on providing school placements.

This course aims to enhance knowledge and critical understanding of applied leadership and management in an education context. It supports continuing personal and professional development, to ensure practitioners are able to create success in their teams, organisations and students.

 

Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia)

Open to UK applicants only

Full Fee: 

Module 1 only: £1,540 

Full Programme: Full Postgraduate Certificate in Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia), includes modules 1 and 2. £2,600. 

Partner School Rates available, contact pld@hope.ac.uk for details

This Postgraduate Certificate aims to support teachers and professionals working in education to gain the confidence, knowledge and skills to identify, assess, plan, teach and support students with Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia).

Through critical reflection, participants on the programme will develop their understanding of the barriers to participation and learning that pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia) can encounter.

 

Advanced Mentoring & Coaching

Open to UK and International applicants

UK fee: £1,733

International fee: £3,800

Partner School rate: £1,386*

Group discounts are also available, contact pld@hope.ac.uk for further details.

*A Partner School is any school that has an Initial Teacher Education (ITE) partnership arrangement with Liverpool Hope University and who work with our students on providing school placements.

This Postgraduate Certificate (60 Level 7 Credits) comprises two x 30 credit modules that are designed to provide the theoretical and practical knowledge and understanding of mentoring and coaching, which is relevant to their role as a mentor in a variety of capacities such as a trainee teacher mentor, induction tutor or mentor to a new school leader. The programme draws significantly on a professional learning model that encourages students to make clear connections between relevant research, theory and practice.

 

Management and Leadership of SEN

Open to UK and international applicants

UK fee: £1,733

International fee: £3,800

Partner School rate: £1,386*

Group discounts are also available, contact pld@hope.ac.uk for further details.

*A Partner School is any school that has an Initial Teacher Education (ITE) partnership arrangement with Liverpool Hope University and who work with our students on providing school placements.

This course reflects upon national perspectives that provide a framework to address key aspects of the role of Special Educational Needs managers and leaders. You will develop effective SEND management and leadership skills and receive up-to-date knowledge support for professionals working within SEND, showing a commitment to Continuing Professional Development.

 

Sport Management

Open to UK and international applicants

UK fee: £2,000

International fee: £3,800

This course will provide students with the practical knowledge required for a career in sport management. Students will study such areas as sport development and policy, sport marketing, human resource management and business strategy, and will acquire an advanced understanding of the sport industry. Global sport is a fast-paced, growing industry and this course is designed to give students the relevant skills required for the growing employment opportunities in the area.

 

Data Science and Security

Open to UK and international applicants

UK fee: £2,000

International fee: £3,800

Data is everywhere and is becoming increasingly central to our lives. Almost every organisation wants to use data analysis to grow its business. Customers expect to be offered relevant, and targeted, services or recommendations. Perhaps most importantly, we expect our data to be protected and safe from alteration or theft at all times. That’s where data scientists and cyber security experts come in. This course offers an introduction to data analytics, artificial intelligence, cloud computing and security, which will give students a firm understanding of the principals of modern data-centric applications.

 

Understanding Autism & Inclusive Learning

Open to UK and International applicants

UK Fee: £1,733

International fee: £3,800

Partner School rate: £1,386*

Group discounts are also available, contact pld@hope.ac.uk for further details.

* A Partner School is any school that has an Initial Teacher Education (ITE) partnership arrangement with Liverpool Hope University and who work with our students on providing school placements.

The aim of this Postgraduate Certificate is to enable practitioners to develop the knowledge and understanding of inclusive practice and Autism so they can successfully reflect upon practice in their settings and reduce barriers to participation and learning for children and young people with autism. This course reflects on a range of theories and relates them to the lived experiences of autistic children and young people. A valuable qualification for those interested in the autism field, this is a part-time course specifically designed for professionals working with children and young people in mainstream settings under the age of 19.