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28 July: 6pm


Regrettably, due to the Coronavirus outbreak, we have had to postpone our normal open days until further notice.

But we are planning for the normal resumption of our courses from September, and do not want you to miss out on the opportunity to learn more about what UWTSD has to offer!

Join us at one of our friendly and informal Online Taster Sessions and get all your questions answered on the below courses:

Professional Learning & Leadership Courses:

Graduate certificates in Professional Learning: Leadership 

This course will prepare you to:

  • evaluate the leadership roles in school
  • reflect on leadership skills
  • recognise the importance of mentoring
  • identify challenges and problem-solve
  • examine the importance of change management through strategic planning

Suitable for: All teachers embarking on any new leadership roles in school. It is particularly useful to those preparing for Deputy/Assistant headship in school.

Graduate Certificate in Professional Learning: Maths, Science or English

This course will enable you to:

  • up-skill and develop subject expertise
  • engage in specialist research
  • develop effective teaching & learning strategies
  • identify and address misconceptions

Suitable for: teachers working as non-specialists in these subject areas.

Graduate Diploma in Professional Learning: Specific Learning Difficulties 

This course will:

  • enhance expertise
  • enable research in the field
  • explore teaching and learning atrat
  • develop networks through collaborative challenges

Suitable for: teachers currently working in Special Schools/Special Teaching Facilities (STFs) or any teacher interested in migrating to this area of education.

MA Education.

This course is:

The MA Education programme is innovative and contemporary. It is grounded in the national and local contexts of Professional Learning and the ever-changing educational landscape in Wales. The programme has been very effective to date in fulfilling its aims and outcomes and has produced a large number of graduates. 

MA Well-being, Learning & Educational Development

This course is:

This programme offers an academic study of a diverse range of subjects relevant to a wide range of education sectors. Offered on a full or part-time basis as well as a distance learning option, this flexible course is designed to suit the needs and interests of current as well as aspiring educational professionals. 


This course is: 

The Professional Doctorate in Education is a programme which equips education professionals people with the skills and knowledge to interrogate research, critique theory, and to conduct robust research which will impact on policy and practice in their area of professional activity. It is ideal for anyone involved in education in a wide range of occupations:  teachers, leaders and managers in schools, lecturers in HE and FE institutions, voluntary and third sector officers, local authority and regional consortia staff, training organisations and so on. The programme attracts students who are themselves leading contributors to the development of education policy and practice in Wales. Designed by education specialists for education specialists.