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MEdu (in curriculum enhancement) with Qualified Teacher Status MEd

University of Derby

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MEd

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Take our exciting new four-year route which combines undergraduate and masters level study. You’ll gain a highly regarded qualification to advance your career.

Course description

  • Achieve an integrated masters degree and the recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status on this innovative new teaching course
  • Undertake varied school placements to develop your professional skills
  • Prepare for future leadership roles by gaining problem solving and advanced research skills at masters level
  • Choose from a range of curriculum enhancement options to tailor the course to your interests and career ambitions
  • Learn from our passionate and experienced team who are committed to helping you become the best teacher you can be.

What is an integrated masters?

Our new four-year Integrated Masters in Education (MEdu) (in curriculum enhancement) with Qualified Teacher Status combines undergraduate and masters level study, providing you with the opportunity to develop advanced research skills. It is an ideal way to fund postgraduate study, as student loan funding is available for all four years of your full-time study.

This course aims to:

  • Develop outstanding teachers within the primary age phase who are resilient, critical, and reflective classroom practitioners, and who have the confidence to challenge policy, practice and ways of teaching
  • Equip you with advanced teaching and academic skills to support professional and transformative practice that is inclusive and sensitive to the learning needs of children to ensure good outcomes for all
  • Foster an inquiry based approach to understanding of methods of teaching, subject knowledge and skills
  • Develop an understanding of inspirational and innovative classroom practice to motivate, challenge and empower learners

How you will learn

You’ll learn through lectures, workshops, seminars, tutorials, guest speakers, and creative partners. School placements are a vital part of your development, and you’ll also have the opportunity to broaden your experiences through museum visits, overseas school visits, and visits to special educational needs settings, early years and Key Stage 3 settings.

Careers

When you graduate, you'll be ready to teach in a primary school. As a newly qualified teacher (NQT) with an integrated masters degree, you will be prepared for future leadership roles - the insights into curriculum management gained on the course will position you to take responsibility for subject areas early in your career.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,045per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : BBB

Only 24 points will be taken from A-level General Studies if this is used as the third A-level qualification.

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University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    99th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning International Student Centre offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
There are a range of scholarships and discounts available to students from outside the EU and EEA.
A comprehensive welcome and induction programme helps international students settle into university life.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 81 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    130 65%

    20th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    23rd

    10

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