PGCE and the Certificate in Education form part of a modular Education Studies framework at the University which presents a convenient opportunity for progression to further study.
◦ BA (Honours) Education Studies and Professional Studies
Holders of the Certificate in Education receive advanced standing of 180 credits (50% of the award) for the BA (Honours) Education and Professional Studies.
More information on the BA (Honours) Education Studies can be found here
◦ Post Graduate Diploma Professional Practice in Education
The programme is available to teachers and trainers with a degree or equivalent who have completed the PGCE modules (60 credits at levels 6 and 7) with UCLan. It consists of 3 modules (60 credits) at level 7.
More information on the Post Graduate Diploma in Professional Practice can be found here
◦ Masters Professional Practice in Education (MEd)
Successful completion of the PG Diploma allows teachers to progress to the final dissertation stage of the (MEd) programme.
Following the MEd, you may wish to progress still further and study on the taught professional doctorate, the EdD, which is also available at the university in Preston.
More information on the Master’s in Education (MEd) can be found here