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Bilingualism in Education MEd/Postgraduate Diploma/ Postgraduate Certificate

Course Description

Our Bilingualism in Education programme is aimed at teachers and educational practitioners working with multilingual children and young people in multicultural schools. You will study the programme on a part-time distance learning basis.

Delivered in partnership with The Northern Association of Support Services for Equality and Achievement (NASSEA), the programme will help you to work more effectively in your role with children and young people learning English as an additional or second language.

The programme aims to:

Increase knowledge and understanding of the language and learning needs of bilingual learners who are learning English as an additional language
Increase knowledge and practices of working across a diversity of cultures
Improve classroom practice in planning, implementing and evaluating the curriculum, taking into account the needs of bilingual learners
Enable students to develop more effective practices with bilingual learners with alleged special educational needs
Enable students to participate in, and evaluate interpersonal intervention with bilingual children with language learning and learning needs


Further information on the following courses may be found below:

MEd course code 3382; PGDip course code 3835; PGCert course code 3243
MEd (NASSEA) course code 6369; PGDip (NASSEA) course code 6370; PGCert (NASSEA) course code 6371

Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at our on-campus open day (Friday 4 March 2016). Register to attend at: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays

If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: http://www.pg.bham.ac.uk

Visit the Bilingualism in Education MEd/Postgraduate Diploma/ Postgraduate Certificate page on the University of Birmingham website for more details!

Entry Requirements

MEd: a degree or equivalent qualifications; plus a professional training programme; plus relevant experience. PGDip/PGCert: a degree or equivalent qualification. Please refer to View Website for specific entry requirements.

Course Fees

NASSEA-funded students: £2,190. Non-NASSEA funded students: £2,895 (UK/EU)

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