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About

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 the Postgraduate Diploma in Education from University of Essex Online might be the course for you.

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Overview

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.

Once you have completed our Postgraduate Diploma in Education you have the option to progress onto our Master of Education (M.Ed.) programme. (180 credits)

Your future

This Education program from University of Essex Online is an ideal stepping stone for qualified teachers to expand and enhance their professional development in order to access senior leadership roles.

Due to a broad range of subjects covered on this course and opportunity to specialise in diverse professional contexts and practices, this advanced degree diploma will also support career development of students with some teaching or educational experience.

Students will have an opportunity to improve their professional practice and attain leadership roles in their chosen career paths as teachers, lecturers, training advisers and administrators, special education professionals, policy developers, researchers, local government and healthcare trainers as well as other related professions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophy of Education and Theories of Learning & Teaching
  • Delivering Effective Teaching and Learning 
  • Educational Assessment 
  • Using Technology in Teaching, Learning and 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
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

University of Essex Online have regular intakes throughout the year – apply now and you could start your course soon! 

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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Required

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 a post-compulsory educational setting

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5918 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7891 GBP for the full programme during 16 months.
  • National

    5918 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7891 GBP for the full programme during 16 months.

Funding

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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