This course fulfils the requirements of the Practice Educator Professional Standards, and is made up of six distinct units.
Two of these are options that will give you the chance to develop your knowledge and skills in the supervision, mentoring, management, assessment and support of learning, and the research that informs practice and practice education.
Duration: The course is normally completed within five years.
Intermediate qualifications available:
This course is designed to provide social workers with skills and knowledge to become effective practice educators and contribute to the learning of others, within the work place and the wider context of social work education.
Mapped against the Practice Educator Professional Standards (TCSW 2013), this course is designed to develop graduates who are able to
Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent.
To apply for a place on a postgraduate course (MA/MSc/MBA) at the University of Bedfordshire you should have a good first degree and the required English language qualification
To apply for a postgraduate degree (MA/MSc/MBA/LLM) at the University of Bedfordshire you should have a good honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in an appropriate subject from a recognised university or HE institution.
We will also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications or appropriate work experience.
You also need to have the required English language qualification
Contact your country’s International Admissions Team for more information.
All applicants should be practising social workers who wish to become practice educators. All applicants must have some direct experience of supporting the learning of others in some capacity e.g. onsite supervisor. Most applicants will have a minimum of two years of post-qualifying experience for direct entry into the course.
The University reserves the right to increase tuition fees by no more than inflation.
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Putteridge Bury is a magnificent country mansion set in 30 acres of landscaped gardens and picturesque parkland. Built in 1911, it is just four miles from the University Square campus on the Hertfordshire - Bedfordshire border.
It is home to the Bedfordshire Business School postgraduate programmes and the University’s Conference Centre.
A free shuttle bus service operates between Putteridge Bury and University Square.
The Putteridge Bury campus has its own comprehensive Learning Resources Centre equipped with PCs, which give you access to online information databases and more than 2,000 electronic journals.
Students based at Putteridge Bury can also benefit from the 200,000 books and specialist texts, 9,000 journals and 300 fully networked PCs that are available at the University Square campus.
Ideally located only four miles from Luton town centre, Putteridge Bury is set in picturesque parkland just off the A505 and enjoys a tranquil rural environment and ample parking within the grounds.
Putteridge Bury lies close to the University Square campus, and is a short drive from the London Luton airport, the train station and bus station.
UK students applying for most postgraduate degrees at the University of Bedfordshire should apply direct using our admissions form.
EU students applying for most postgraduate degrees at the University of Bedfordshire should apply direct using our admissions form
International students applying for a full-time postgraduate degree at the University of Bedfordshire should apply direct using our admissions form or via our representatives in your home country. You can also apply online