Postgraduate Diploma in Teacher Education (Part-Time)

  • 1. Every candidate must follow for five terms a part-time course of instruction in Teacher Education approved by the Graduate Studies Committee of the Department of Education.

  • 2. All candidates on the course will be required to complete four summatively assessed units of study and one formatively assessed residential unit. Two units are taught each academic year on an alternating basis.

  • 3. The Postgraduate Diploma shall be examined by means of four assignments relating to the content of each of the four units. Each assignment must be between 4,000 and 5,000 words in length, or their equivalent in tables, charts and diagrams in accordance with guidance given in the unit. One electronic copy (in a software format available in the department) must be submitted online to the Chair of Examiners, M.Sc in Teacher Education, c/o Department of Education, 15 Norham Gardens, Oxford OX2 6PY who will provide the digital address. The deadline for the submission of assignments will be no later than noon on Monday of Week 1 of Hilary and Trinity terms.

  • 4. Candidates who fail to satisfy the examiners in an assignment will be permitted to resubmit on one occasion only. The deadline for resubmission of unit assessments will noon on the Monday falling 8 weeks after the initial submission date, following the term in which the unit is taken.

  • 5. The award of Distinction within the Postgraduate Diploma is normally reserved for those candidates who receive distinction marks for at least two of the four assessed assignments, and over 60 for the other two.