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Education studies

Our experienced education studies teaching team has worked extensively in many different educational settings, including primary and secondary schools, further and adult education. They pass their expertise onto you, developing you as an education practitioner.
Our education courses offer a choice of modules so you can specialise in areas that interest you most. We ensure our teaching is relevant to you and the way you learn. Our methods are creative and dynamic, and we design courses that offer support in a friendly and collaborative environment. Our excellent facilities help you perfect your skills and bring your knowledge to life.

We help you maximise your academic and career potential by offering a variety of education placements. This helps you make more informed career choices, and prepares you for successful career in education.


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Prepare for your HLTA status assessment with this short course. It helps you reflect on your professional attributes, knowledge and skills in supporting and advancing the learning of children and young people in line with the HLTA national standards. You are taught by experienced tutors who ensure you are fully briefed and ready to be assessed. 

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Learn how to apply the theories and practices of psychology and counselling in educational settings. You develop your practical knowledge and skills through University-based learning and through placements in both primary and secondary schools and pupil referral units.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code CX83

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If you are currently working as a child-minder, early-years practitioner, manager or other early-years profession, this work-based course will help you develop your professional skills in line with national Department for Education objectives. You study part time, allowing you to apply what you learn directly to your career.

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Study all aspects of education on a course designed to prepare you for a career in the sector. Your studies are complemented by yearly placements in schools, colleges and other educational establishments which prepare you for working life and enhance your employment prospects once you graduate. There is also the opportunity to gain placements overseas.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code X300

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Gain an in-depth perspective of autism theory, research and practice on this course. If you plan to work in education or related areas in health or social care with an autism specialism, or if you already work in this field, this course allows you to develop your existing professional experience.

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Part-time

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If you are working with children and young people, this course gives you the skills and knowledge needed to progress on to more senior roles. The emphasis of the course is on work-based learning allowing you to develop in your role as you learn. After finishing the first stage of your degree you are also qualified to apply for a two-year top-up course to gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

Undergraduate

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Suitable for either experienced practitioners and well-qualified graduates looking develop their research skills, a research degree allows you to carry out supervised research into a wide range of areas such as pedagogy and new technologies, autism, and leadership and management in education.

Postgraduate

Full-time, Part-time

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If you are already working in the early years sector this part-time course can help you to progress your career. You can develop both your professional practice and knowledge, opening up the opportunity to reach more senior roles.

Postgraduate

Part-time

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Run in collaboration with the National Autistic Society, this course offers you an in-depth exploration into intellectually high functioning autism and Asperger Syndrome, considering the issues it raises and ways in which to provide appropriate support for people on the spectrum. It is suitable for you if you have autism/Asperger Syndrome, are a parent/carer or are a professional who works with individuals with an autism diagnosis.

Postgraduate

Part-time

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Conduct advanced-level study and research into education that develops your own professional practice with a specialist doctorate. You significantly deepen your knowledge of aspects of policy and practice in education and produce a thesis, an original contribution to knowledge, which can help to advance both your career and the field of education itself.

Postgraduate

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If you already have a foundation degree or equivalent qualification in early years, this course allows you to convert your degree to a full honours degree. Designed for experienced practitioners at all levels, this course uses work-based learning to teach you about the latest developments in early years education.

Undergraduate

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Train to become a primary school teacher with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) on a course run in partnership with regional primary schools. You gain a critical perspective on all aspects of learning and teaching in the 5 - 11 age phase. You also have the option to develop an area interest, before putting everything you are learning into practice throughout the three years.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code X120

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Prepare for a challenging but rewarding career as a primary school teacher on this postgraduate course. You gain an up-to-date knowledge of core Key Stage 1 and 2 subjects, such as English, science and mathematics. Alongside this, you develop your teaching skills and confidence, on placement with local and regional primary schools spending over 120 days in school.

Postgraduate

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Train to become a teacher in early years with Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS) on a course run in partnership with regional early years settings and schools. Throughout the course you spend time in university and on placements gaining a critical and practical perspective on all aspects of learning and teaching in the 0 – 5 years phase.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code 2J3L

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Train to become a teacher in Early Years with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) on a course run in partnership with regional schools and early years settings. Throughout the course you spend time in university and on placements gaining a critical and practical perspective on all aspects of learning and teaching in the 3 - 7 age phase.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code X110

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Become a qualified teacher in post-16 and further education on this professional body endorsed course. It maps to the national framework for post-16 / further education teaching qualifications and leads to QTLS status. You complete six modules and a minimum of 120 hours of teaching, either in your place of work or in a placement that we arrange for you.

Postgraduate

Full-time, Part-time

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Train to become a teacher in early years with Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS) on a course run in partnership with regional early years settings and schools. Throughout the course you spend time in university, your home setting and on placement gaining a critical and practical perspective on all aspects of learning and teaching in the 0 - 5 age phase.

Postgraduate

Part-time

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Gain the skills and confidence to achieve Qualified Teacher Status and teach children aged 3 - 7 on this highly rated postgraduate course. As well as building knowledge of the early years foundation stage (EYFS) and curriculum, you develop your teaching skills by spending over 120 days on placement.

Postgraduate

Full-time

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Gain the theoretical and practical knowledge needed to work with children from birth to seven years in a rapidly expanding area. You explore young children's development, education and care in a range of social contexts. Teaching and learning take place in a range of learning environments to reflect those that are available to young children.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code X310

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) as a teacher of physical education (PE) with experience teaching Key Stages 3 to 5. Through study and teaching placements, you develop the skills, knowledge and enthusiasm needed to teach pupils with a range of abilities in both secondary school and college settings.

Postgraduate

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If you are a higher level teaching assistant or a teaching assistant with a foundation degree, this course develops the skills and knowledge you need to become an effective teacher with QTS. You combine study of teaching with practical experience, including two six-week teaching placements and other shorter specialist placements.

Undergraduate

Part-time

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Draw on your existing experience as a teacher or practitioner working in an educational or related setting to develop a reflective and critical approach to issues arising from your professional practice. The course allows you scope to focus on a setting that is relevant to you, whether within a school or profession allied to education.

Postgraduate

Full-time, Part-time

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Become a qualified teacher in special educational needs for the post-16 and further education, with bursaries of up to £9,000 available. The course maps to the national framework for post-16 and further education teaching qualifications and leads to QTLS status. You complete six modules and a minimum of 120 hours of lead teaching, either in your place of work or in a placement that we arrange for you.

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) as a teacher of mathematics with experience teaching Key Stages 3 to 5. Through study and teaching placements, you develop the skills, knowledge and enthusiasm needed to teach pupils with a range of abilities in both secondary school and college settings.

Postgraduate

Full-time

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Become a qualified teacher in post-16 and further education on this professional body endorsed course. It maps to the national framework for post-16 / further education teaching qualifications and leads to QTLS status. You complete six modules and a minimum of 120 hours of teaching, either in your place of work or in a placement that we arrange for you.

Undergraduate

Part-time

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Train to become a secondary school mathematics teacher, and take advantage of the current shortage of qualified professionals in this role to get your career started as soon as you graduate. You study degree-level mathematics and gain experience teaching in secondary schools to gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code XG11

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) as a teacher of English with experience teaching Key Stages 3 to 5. Through study and teaching placements, you develop the skills, knowledge and enthusiasm needed to teach pupils with a range of abilities in both secondary school and college settings.

Postgraduate

Full-time

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) as a teacher of history with experience teaching Key Stages 3 to 5. Through study and teaching placements, you develop the skills, knowledge and enthusiasm needed to teach pupils with a range of abilities in both secondary school and college settings.

Postgraduate

Full-time

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Executive MBA (Education)

Part-time, Distance learning

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Advance your career into senior management with the Sheffield Hallam University Executive MBA (Education). Designed for professionals seeking rapid career progression, our Executive MBA builds on your existing ability and challenges you to develop the executive leadership skills needed for senior management within an education setting.

Postgraduate

Part-time, Distance learning

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If you are enthusiastic about maths and would like to teach it but don’t have all the qualifications to begin our maths PGCE, this course is the ideal stepping stone. This full time one-year (36-week), DfE Teaching Agency approved, subject knowledge enhancement (SKE) course helps you to deepen your knowledge so that you are ready to train to teach maths.

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) as a teacher of food technology with experience teaching Key Stages 3 to 5. Through study and teaching placements, you develop the skills, knowledge and enthusiasm needed to teach pupils with a range of abilities in both secondary school and college settings.

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Prepare for a career as a PE teacher on this multidisciplinary course. You gain a thorough understanding of physical education in schools and wider communities and develop your teaching, learning and leadership skills. After successfully completing it, you can gain full teacher status with a postgraduate qualification or in schools via SCITT and GTP schemes.

Undergraduate

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Train for a fulfilling career as a science teacher in a subject area that needs more qualified graduates. This course is primarily designed for students who want to teach science at secondary level. You develop an in-depth understanding of the three main sciences in the context of teaching and you spend at least 24 weeks in two or more schools developing your teaching skills and gaining your QTS status.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code XFC0

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) as a teacher of biology. Designed for graduates with a passion for biology, this course offers you the skills and experience to teach and inspire the next generation of children and young people about the science. Job prospects for qualified biology teachers are good and because it is a priority subject, you may be eligible for a bursary to train.

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Get on the fast track to becoming fully qualified as a youth worker on a part-time course designed to meet the requirements set out by the National Youth Agency. You complete 592 hours of professional practice and if you are already employed in the sector then you may be able to take your main placement in your current workplace.

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) as a teacher of citizenship with experience teaching Key Stages 3 and 4. Through study and teaching placements, you develop the skills, knowledge and enthusiasm needed to teach pupils with a range of abilities in both secondary school and college settings.

Postgraduate

Full-time

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If you are a higher level teaching assistant (HLTA) or a teaching assistant with a foundation degree, this part-time course develops the skills and knowledge you need to become an effective early years teacher with QTS. You combine study of teaching with practical experience, including two six-week teaching placements and other shorter specialist placements.

Undergraduate

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Study a course developed for those who are currently working as special educational needs coordinators (SENCOs). You learn to develop inclusive cultures, and evaluate approaches to education. These new skills help you to make a difference in your school and to the wellbeing and achievement of young people who have special educational needs.

Postgraduate

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) as a teacher of 14-19 business education with experience teaching Key Stages 4 and 5. Through study and teaching placements, you develop the skills, knowledge and experience needed to teach pupils with a range of abilities in both secondary school and college settings.

Postgraduate

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) as a teacher of textiles with experience teaching Key Stages 3 to 5. Through study and teaching placements, you develop the skills, knowledge and enthusiasm needed to teach pupils with a range of abilities in both secondary school and college settings.

Postgraduate

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Train as a teacher in an exciting subject area that is popular with GCSE and A-level pupils, and where there is a shortage of suitably qualified teachers. You develop your subject knowledge over three years of study in our specialist facilities and gain essential teaching experience in secondary schools in preparation for your teaching career.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code XW12

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) as a teacher of French, German or Spanish with experience teaching Key Stages 3 to 5. Modern languages are a priority subject, so this qualification can help you find a good job in both secondary school and college settings after graduating. You may also be eligible for a tax-free bursary.

Postgraduate

Full-time

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Sheffield Hallam students who are non-native English speakers can take advantage of a free course to help improve their language skills. The courses cover a range of different English language skills for undergraduate and postgraduate study, and business and conversational use. 

Undergraduate

Part-time

UCAS code not applicable

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) as a teacher of chemistry. Designed for graduates with a passion for chemistry, this course offers you the skills and experience to teach and inspire the next generation of children and young people about the science. Job prospects for qualified chemistry teachers are good and because it is a priority subject, you may be eligible for a £20,000 bursary to train.

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Full-time

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) as a teacher of computing with experience teaching Key Stages 3 to 5. Through study and teaching placements, you develop the skills, knowledge and enthusiasm needed to teach pupils with a range of abilities in both secondary school and college settings.

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Improve your design and technology skills for teaching in schools, and then putting them into practice. Through study and teaching placements, you develop the skills, knowledge and enthusiasm needed to teach pupils with a range of abilities in both secondary school and college settings. 

Postgraduate

Full-time

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Suitable for experienced and newly appointed academic staff, this course helps develop an informed, reflective and self-critical approach to learning, teaching and assessment activities at HE level.

Postgraduate

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) as a teacher of geography with experience teaching Key Stages 3 to 5. Through study and teaching placements, you develop the skills, knowledge and enthusiasm needed to teach pupils with a range of abilities in both secondary school and college settings.

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) as a teacher of religious education with experience teaching Key Stages 3 to 5. Through study and teaching placements, you develop the skills, knowledge and enthusiasm needed to teach pupils with a range of abilities in both secondary school and college settings.

Postgraduate

Full-time

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) as a teacher of physics. Through study and teaching placements, you develop the skills, knowledge and enthusiasm needed to teach pupils with a range of abilities in both secondary school and college settings.

Postgraduate

Full-time

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Train as a teacher in an exciting subject area that is popular with GCSE and A-level pupils, and where there is a shortage of suitably qualified teachers. You develop your subject knowledge over two years of study in our specialist facilities and also gain essential teaching experience in local schools in preparation for your teaching career.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code XWC2

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Develop your ability to manage and lead in educational environments on this postgraduate distance-learning course. Whichever educational setting you work in, from children’s centres to higher education establishments, this course can help you to progress to middle or senior leadership positions.

Postgraduate

Part-time

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If you are already working as a qualified mathematics teacher, this part-time course can help you to progress your career. You develop both your professional practice and knowledge, opening up the opportunity to reach more senior roles in mathematics teaching.

Postgraduate

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BA (Honours) Languages with TESOL (French)

Four years full-time (including one year work placement)

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Study two languages and gain the skills and knowledge needed to work as an English language teacher to speakers of other languages on this certificated course. As part of the course you take the internationally recognised Trinity College London Certificate in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). You spend 18 months abroad with six months spent studying and one year teaching English to French speakers.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code R8X1

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Gain the skills and confidence needed to be a successful teacher of pupils of all abilities. Through study and teaching placements, you develop the skills, knowledge and enthusiasm needed to teach pupils with a range of abilities in both secondary school and college settings.

Postgraduate

Full-time

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If you are a design and technology teacher looking to advance in your career, this course provides the opportunity to update your subject knowledge within the dynamic and rapidly changing design and technology curriculum. You study part-time while you work and benefit from features such as web-based learning environments, discussion groups and access to tutor support via email and telephone.

Postgraduate

Part-time

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BA (Honours) Languages with TESOL (Spanish)

Four years full-time (including one year work placement)

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Study two languages and gain the skills and knowledge needed to work as an English language teacher to speakers of other languages on this certificated course. As part of the course you take the internationally recognised Trinity College London Certificate in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). You spend 18 months abroad with six months spent studying and one year teaching English to Spanish speakers.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code R8XD

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BA (Honours) Languages with TESOL (German)

Four years full-time (including one year work placement)

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Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code R8XC

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Exploring the convergence of emerging digital technologies with teaching and learning and increase your ability to develop innovative, high quality strategies and approaches to teaching and learning in digital design and technology. It enables you to update your current knowledge and skills, to improve your career prospects and enhance the quality of your teaching.

Other

Part-time

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For teachers who would like to enhance their knowledge of mathematics to more effectively teach 11-19 year old learners, this course offers you initial teacher training in secondary mathematics. There is no charge for this course if you are a teacher in a maintained secondary or special school or non-maintained special school in Yorkshire and Humberside.

Postgraduate

Part-time, Short course

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MRes Education

Full-time, Part-time

This course is no longer recruiting

Postgraduate

Full-time, Part-time

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Early Years Teacher Programme

Full-time, Part-time

This course has now been replaced by the PGCE Early Childhood Education and Care (0-5) with Early Years Teacher Status. 

Other

Full-time, Part-time

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PGCE Design and Technology (two year route)

Full-time

This course has been replaced by a one year Subject Knowledge Enhancement course (SKE) followed by a one year PGCE course. The Subject Knowledge enhancement is a 36 week course designed to develop your Design and Technology subject knowledge and understanding up to a secure enough level to enter a one year PGCE course.

Postgraduate

Full-time

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PgCert Mentoring for Learning and Teaching

Part-time

This course is no longer recruiting

Postgraduate

Part-time

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PgCert Mentoring and Coaching in Educational Leadership

Part-time

This course is no longer recruiting

Postgraduate

Part-time

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BSc (Honours) Mathematics with Education and Qualified Teacher Status (Two Year Route)

Two years full-time

This course is not currently running. For more information, please contact p.j.smith@shu.ac.uk or you may be interested in our BSc (Hons) Mathematics with Education and QTS (three year route).

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code XG1C

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PgCert Mentoring in Early Years Contexts

Part-time

This course is no longer recruiting

Postgraduate

Part-time

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