Sheffield Hallam University
Professional Practice in Education MA
Sheffield Hallam University

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Course summary

  • Learn in your workplace alongside your current job.

  • Critically reflect on your practice to gain a deeper understanding of what you do.

  • Boost your career progression.

This course is designed for teachers, early years workers and related professionals in full-time or substantial roles in schools, colleges and educational settings. You improve your practice through critical reflection and professional enquiry, ultimately leading to enhanced career prospects.

How you learn This course is designed to help you progress from and progress your career in education. It provides a progression route from undergraduate and postgraduate teacher training routes. You learn from university tutors and expert teachers on a course designed with schools and colleges.

It incorporates the following intermediate and short awards.

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice in Education

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice in Education

  • University Advanced Professional Certificates

Applied learning This course is designed to help you further your career in education. It provides a progression route from undergraduate and postgraduate teacher training routes. You learn from university tutors and expert teachers on a course designed with schools and colleges.

We offer a choice of four elective modules to give flexibility to a wide audience at different career stages. Subject to minimum delivery numbers, you will work with the course team to decide which two of the four elective modules are best suited to your study. The relevant mandatory module plus one of the four elective modules will be studied at both PGCertificate and PGDiploma stages.

It incorporates the following intermediate and short awards.

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice in Education

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice in Education

  • University Advanced Professional Certificates

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Professional Practice in Education, MA, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

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About Sheffield Hallam University

Founded in 1969, Sheffield Hallam University is located in the city of Sheffield, in the Yorkshire and the Humber region of England. Sheffield is the UK's fifth largest urban centre, 60% of which consists of vibrant green spaces such as city parks, gardens and countryside. SHU prides itself on the important position it occupies in Sheffield as a pillar of the local economy, workforce, and infrastructure. This is reflected in the fact that almost half of this university’s enrolled students are from low-income backgrounds.

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Student composition of Sheffield Hallam University

undergraduates:
21265
postgraduates:
5175
Total:
26440
Number of students enrolled in courses of subject “Professional Practice in Education”: Academic year - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on February 2022
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Where is this programme taught

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