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Course Overview

This programme supports learners in advancing their own personal professional practice in education through a learner focussed, flexible and collaborative learning environment. The qualification offers both core and a range of option modules in order to create a more individually tailored masters qualification in education. The programme is delivered via a mix of blended and e-learning and encourages collaborative learning and networking opportunities and makes use of a high quality and well-resourced learning environment at our Hub campus.


Level 7
3 years part-time
Awarding Body
University of Hull
Course Fees
£2000 per year
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Units and Structure

The programme is undertaken over three years on a part time basis with Core and Option Modules completed across both years. The range of modules on the programme has been designed to be current and relevant for the needs of professionals seeking to advance their different practices in a variety of education contexts.

The suite of core modules include a focus upon Inclusion and Social Justice, Advances in E- Learning, Digital Scholarship and Innovation, Action Research, Leading and Managing for Professional Development, Educational Enquiry and Reflective Practice and a final  Independent Research- based Project submitted at the end of the programme.

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

A teaching qualification and a degree in a relevant subject. There are credit transfer opportunities for Level 7 credits achieved on a PGCE.

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Jane Ballans

Jane Ballans

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

Progression and Employment

As a result of their study and experience on the MEd Advancing Professional Practice successful students will be able to progress their academic learning by undertaking further study on EdD  or PhD programmes via the University of Hull or other HE institutions.

The award of the MEd in Advanced Professional Practice will assist learners in a variety of career progression opportunities. Increasingly the Masters in Education is regarded as a benchmark qualification for teacher progression. The qualification will also aid moves to roles such as Head of Department, Curriculum Leadership or Subject Specialist Leadership, supporting learning roles as well as specific opportunities for furthering e- learning and the application of new and emerging technologies.


Courses you can progress to

Further study in other areas. Browse all our courses.

Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme

We're proud to be able to offer Dual Career Accreditation via the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme. This is a Sport England funded partnership between athletes, education institutions, and national governing bodies of sport.

The Scheme helps athletes in education – aged 16-plus – to get the very best from their sporting and academic careers without having to choose between the two.

Click here to find out more about TASS

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Apply or Enquire

Want to know more or chat to us?

Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

Jane Ballans
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Higher Education Recruitment
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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

A teaching qualification and a degree in a relevant subject. There are credit transfer opportunities for Level 7 credits achieved on a PGCE.

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course, you'll need to fill in our Postgraduate and Professional application form on the page below.

Click here for Application Information