School of Education

Postgraduate Credit Developing Language and Literacy in PCE

Postgraduate Credit Part-time Distance Learning 1 year

Postgraduate Credit
Start date(s)
1 January 2025
Course specifications
Course length
Part-time Distance Learning (1 year)
Campus location
Distance Learning
School of Education
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Why choose this course?

Centring your individual participation and achievement, this course will provide opportunities for current English teachers in Post Compulsory Education to develop personal and professional insights into linguistic and literary skills. Experienced Post Compulsory lecturers deliver online sessions emphasising active contribution and critical debate, analysing key socio-cultural issues relating to the practice and acquisition of English skills, reflecting on your own identity and practices alongside your peers through theoretical frameworks. Ultimately this course stands to increase your confidence in your ongoing teaching career, improving your pedagogical abilities and allowing you to branch out into more advanced positions.

Course Modules

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

Location Mode Fee Year
Home Part-time Distance Learning £888 per year 2022-23
Home Part-time Distance Learning £933 per year 2023-24
Home Part-time Distance Learning £933 per year 2023-24
Home Part-time Distance Learning £ per year 2024-25

These fees relate to new entrants only for the academic year indicated for entry onto the course, any subsequent years study may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

To hold an honours degree (normally 2:2 or above) of a United Kingdom higher education institution or equivalent qualification in an English related subject area with vocational / professional experience considered carefully in each individual circumstance.

To have some English teaching experience in post compulsory education.


If you don’t want to take out a loan to pay your fees or if you aren’t eligible to receive a loan, you might want to take advantage of the University’s scheme to pay by instalments: see How to pay.


Your employer, embassy or organisation can pay for your Tuition fees:

If your employer, embassy or organisation agrees to pay all or part of your tuition fees; the University will refer to them as your sponsor and will invoice them for the appropriate amount.

We must receive notification of sponsorship in writing as soon as possible, and before enrolment, confirming that the sponsor will pay your tuition fees.

Financial Hardship:

Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.

Bursaries and Scholarships:

In addition the University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships packages

You can find more information on the University’s Funding, cost, fee and support pages.


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