The following accredited programmes are open to staff (with fee-waivers for staff who meet certain criteria) and are co-ordinated by the School of Education and Psychology with the exception of the Research Degree Supervision Module which is co-ordinated by the graduate School:

  1. Preparing for Teaching
  2. Advanced Professional Development Award: Teaching and Supporting Learning in Higher and Professional Education
  3. Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher and Professional Education
  4. Education Masters Scheme
  5. Educational Doctoral Programme
  6. Supervising Taught Research Projects 
  7. Research Degree Supervision.

Preparing for Teaching is an introductory course for staff who are new to teaching.  The Advanced Professional Diploma Award and the Postgraduate Certificate are also for staff new to teahcing.  The Advanced Professional Diploma are for support staff supporting learning, and the Postgraduate Certificate is a longer and more indepth course for academic staff.  

The Education Masters Scheme offers the following suite of qualifications to choose from: 

  1. Professional Development in Education MEd
  2. Educational Management  
  3. Inclusive Education MA
  4. Teaching & Learning MA
  5. Leading Learning MA
  6. Policy & Practice in Basic Skills Education MA
  7. International Educational Development MEd.

The Education Doctoral Programme offers the Doctor of Education EdD, Doctorate in Educational Leadership DEL and Education Specialisms MPhil/PhD.  

The Supervising Research Projects course is an accredited 20 credit module at HE7 and is designed to support academic staff who are new to the role.  For more details contact Daniela Bacova (D.Bacova@bolton.ac.uk) ext. 3219.

The Research Degree Supervision is an accredited 20 credit module at HE7.  It is compulsory for new and existing staff without previous PhD supervision experience, and for those staff without a PhD who wish to get involved in PhD supervision. This module runs from teaching week one to sixteen in Semester 2, 2016/17 every Friday in room B2-03 between 11.30am – 1.30pm. Specifically this is from Friday 27th January 2017 to Friday 19th May 2017.   Staff with previous PhD Supervision experience are required to attend the workshop Regulations, Code of Practice, Quality Assurance Procedures delivered by Gregg Allen on 10th February 2017.  For further information about the module and booking arrangements contact Dr. Angela Tinwell A.Tinwell@bolton.ac.uk ext. 3589.