Education (Flexible)

University of Nottingham

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32 months
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Education (Flexible) from University of Nottingham course enables you to develop your teaching knowledge and practice. 


At Education (Flexible) from University of Nottingham underpinned by systematic practitioner inquiry, you will be encouraged to identify issues that are significant to your professional practice. This course is ideal if you are looking to take the next step in your career within the education/teaching sector. 

Designed to meet the needs of individuals, this online course is extremely flexible in its study. We offer a range of optional modules, allowing you to tailor your degree to your personal and professional interests. While each module has its own particular focus, all are concerned with investigating contemporary educational issues in the light of historical, political and social contexts, appropriate literature and the shared experience of course members.


Career destinations for our graduates include counsellors, education advisers, language tutors, primary/secondary teachers and vocational/industrial trainers and instructors.

A number of our graduates are already in employment while undertaking part-time study for professional development in their chosen career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leading Learning
  • Effective Leadership and Change in Education
  • Issues in Educational Leadership
  • Researching Special and Inclusive Education
  • Responding Mindfully to Challenging Behaviour
  • Debating Special and Inclusive Education
  • Educating Students on the Autism Spectrum
  • Communication and Literacy
  • Learning Through an Additional Language (EAL/CLIL)
  • Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Years Education
  • Social Contexts of Learning
  • Learning Theories for a Digital Age
  • Critical Perspectives on Curriculum and Pedagogy 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 32 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

International students should apply as early as possible. 




180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:2 (or international equivalent). We accept a wide range of qualifications from all over the world.
  • Applicants should have one year of full-time work or volunteer experience in an educational setting; a teaching qualification that includes a substantial placement-based component (for example, PGCE) will be considered acceptable experience
  • English language requirements

Tuition Fee



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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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Education (Flexible)
University of Nottingham


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