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Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Education Studies Teacher / Trainer Assessment

Course type


Course Summary

Aimed at Newly or Recently Qualified Teachers, LJMU's Education Practice MA is linked to the NQT year and early professional development needs.

  • Benefit from a programme specifically designed to support NQTs/RQTs
  • Meet your early professional development needs
  • Enjoy flexible delivery, support and fit studying around your work commitments
  • Enhance your career prospects as a teacher

Having completed your postgraduate initial teacher training programme, you can enhance your teaching practice with this LJMU Masters course, as you embark on your career in education.

This programme is designed to support NQTs/RQTs and focuses on practice-based learning. Your learning development will be aligned with both your professional setting and individual needs and assessment will involve engagement in practice-based research projects.

Different course options

Part time | Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool | 2 years | SEP-20

Study mode

Part time


2 years

Start date



This module is the generic Masters element of the MA programme and is a core activity. It provides an opportunity to carry out research projects of relevance to your professional practice and professional development needs, largely independently but with regular individual support from an assigned Supervisor. It enables you to: develop a research proposal to investigate an identified area of interest; complete relevant research-based investigation of a defined area that has relevance to your professional practice.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (credit)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

You will need: to have completed an initial teacher training programme at postgraduate or undergraduate level and have achieved Qualified Teacher Status; to be employed as a teacher during your period of study.

University information

Founded in 1823, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is ranked in the top 600 higher education institutions in the world (THE World University Ranking 2017/18) and attracts staff and students from over 100 countries. A host of taught courses and research opportunities are available across LJMU’s five faculties: Arts, Professional and Social Studies Education, Health and Community Engineering and Technology Science Liverpool...more

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