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BA (Hons) Professional Development Education

The BA (Hons) Professional Development Education, which is validated by the University of Bolton, is a part-time qualification designed for people who have successfully completed a PDE or Cert Education and wish to further their studies.
18 months
Lee House, Manchester City Centre

The purpose of the course is to encourage students to critically explore education within a wider context. It will further build on, and expand, the skills developed during prior study.

Upon successful completion, there is the opportunity to progress in to managerial roles or further study; students wishing to pursue further qualifications within education can apply for a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) course.

What will I achieve?
  • BA (Hons) Professional Development Education
What does the course cover?
  • Critical thinking and academic skills
  • Equality, diversity and difference
  • Policy, practice and research in education
  • Observing and analysing learning and teaching
  • Educational heroes
  • The psychology of education
  • The illusion of inclusion
  • Global perspectives on education
  • Investigating the english language
  • Management in education
How am I assessed?

Students will be assessed through the submission of assignments, presentations and an independent research project.


Lee House,
90 Great Bridgewater Street,
M1 5JW