University of Huddersfield
Education and Professional Development BA (Hons)
University of Huddersfield

Key Course Facts

Course Description

This course is primarily aimed at those working either within the education and training sector or related areas including health, careers and the uniformed services looking to further their professional knowledge and skills.

The course is primarily delivered via an innovative ‘blended learning’ style which combines face-to-face Saturday day schools and creative on line activities with both individual and collaborative study. Your practice is the starting point to help strengthen your confidence in critical debate, enterprise in leading ideas, ability to influence policy and in developing your digital and academic scholarship. You’ll need access to appropriate technology and be prepared to try out new and changing technologies.

Critical friendships, social networking, tutor support and modelling of excellent online and classroom practice is central to the supportive ethos of a proactive learning community in the 21st Century. This course promotes adaptability, skills and knowledge, essential within rapidly changing professional contexts. The course promotes ‘students-as-researchers’ with unique opportunities to share and celebrate practitioner-research at Festivals each year.

Please note: This course is available at the University of Huddersfield and through The Education and Training Consortium -

Assessments vary and include essays, presentations, poster presentations, reports and a major empirical study.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

Qualification requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally one of the following: * Cert Ed or level 5 teaching/training/education qualification * Foundation Degree from the University of Huddersfield Candidates not meeting the above academic requirements but who are able to demonstrate significant and relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis. Please get in contact for further advice. In addition you must also demonstrate at least two years teaching or training experience and be in an educational or training role.

Requirements for international students / English requirements

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

    • 6.5
    • All Degrees

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Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Education and Professional Development, BA (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


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.

University Rankings

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About University of Huddersfield

The University of Huddersfield is a research university which is maintained through public funding, based in Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, England. The university’s main campus, known as Queensgate, is located within just five minute’s walking distance of Huddersfield city centre. In addition, there are two other campuses used for distinct functions, the Oldham campus and the Barnsley campus.

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Where is this programme taught

Main Site - Queensgate
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