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
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
Fees and funding
Fees Home/EU 2015-2016 - non NASSEA funded students
- Code 3243 PGCert £2,775
- Code 3735 PGDip £2,775
- Code 3382 MEd £2,775
Fees Home/EU 2015-2016 - NASSEA funded students
- Code 6371 PGCert £2,070
- Code 6370 PGDip £2,070
- Code 6369 MEd £2,070
Learn more about fees and funding
Fees for distance learning programmes are based on students studying 60 credits per year.
The fees shown above are the annual fees for students starting their courses September in 2015. Please note that where courses last more than one year, the annual fees for subsequent years on the course may increase due to inflation
For further information contact the School directly or the Student Funding Office via online enquiries.
Please refer to the School of Education entry requirements webpage
Please note that this programme is currently only open to home/EU students.
English language requirements
You can satisfy our English language requirements in two ways:
How to apply
When clicking on the Apply Now button you will be directed to an application specifically designed for the programme you wish to apply for where you will create an account with the University application system and submit your application and supporting documents online. Further information regarding how to apply online can be found on the How to apply pages