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Education Practice

De Montfort University

12 months
15600 GBP/year
5870 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Education Practice MA/PG Dip/PG Cert course from De Montfort University is designed for those wishing to pursue or develop their career in the education sector, specifically in relation to teaching, leadership and educational management.  


The Education Practice MA/PG Dip/PG Cert course from De Montfort University is aimed at teachers working in primary, secondary, further and higher education institutions, as well as graduates interested in pursuing teaching careers or other roles in the education sector, this programme helps to further develop any initial teacher training and is ideal for those looking to work and conduct research in the field of education studies.

By choosing this course, you can benefit from tutoring delivered by our practice and research-based academic team, which is recognised for excellence in teaching and curriculum design. You will benefit from working with colleagues who have developed professional partnerships with International Council on Education for Teaching and educational charities. Through access to our industry connections, you can also enhance your employability with placement and volunteering opportunities in local educational settings.

The course allows you to reflect upon the latest trends and developments in the field and consider how these apply to your own place of work, so we strongly recommend that all students undertake some paid or voluntary work experience in an education setting during their time on this course.

Graduate careers

  • This course is ideal if you wish to further your career in teaching, leadership and school management, and other careers related to the education system. This will also help prepare and build on the demands of National Professional Qualification for Headship.
  • The course is also an ideal vehicle for those wishing to work and research in the academic discipline of Education Studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Researching Education 
  • Major project/dissertation 
  • Assessment and the Curriculum
  • Current and Emergent Issues in Education Policy
  • Technology Enhanced Practice 
  • Negotiated Study 
  • Leading and Managing Educational Change

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits
  • MA (180 credits at level 7) 
  • Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits at level 7)
  • Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits at level 7)


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 Hons in a relevant degree, not necessarily in education, but a good practical knowledge of education is required
  • Evidence of prior practical experience of working directly with learners in an educational setting in either a paid or voluntary capacity
  • Clear interest in the course demonstrated with explanation and evidence in the personal statement
  • Strong commitment to working in the broad field of education throughout the duration of the course and in the future
  • The course can offer accreditation of prior learning (APL) of up to 60 credits to candidates with appropriate experience and qualifications such as a PGCE
  • Download and complete the international application form
  • A copy of your qualifications
  • A copy of your English language certificate
  • A personal statement of at least 500 words explaining why you want to study your chosen course at DMU and any additional information that will support your application
  • A copy of your passport
  • Two references

Work experience

  • Course assessments require students to reflect on their experiences of working directly with learners within an education or learning environment.
  • It is therefore expected that students will join the course having already gained at least 200 hours of relevant work experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15600 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5870 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5870 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Leicester

751 - 1426 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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