Postgraduate Module Descriptor

EDUM034: Primary Professional Learning

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.


NQF Level6
Credits ECTS Value0
Term(s) and duration

This module ran during term 1 (12 weeks), term 2 (12 weeks) and term 3 (12 weeks)

Academic staff

Dr Rob Bowker (Convenor)




(EPSM000) Education and Professional Studies

(EDUM033) Primary Curriculum Studies

+ one of the Pathway  modules ( EEDM009; EMAM009; ESCM004; EDUM061; EHUM009;EMLM008; EARM002)

Available via distance learning


This non-credit bearing module links with the following two level 7 credit-bearing modules: the Primary Education & Professional Studies module (EPSM000) and the Primary Pathway module (i.e. one of the following modules: Maths, EMAM009; English, EEDM009; Science, ESCM004; Humanities, EHUM009; Modern Languages, EMLM008;  Art, EARM002; Teaching and Learning, EDUM061). It also links with the level 6 non-credit bearing module Primary Curriculum Studies (EDUM033). Successful completion of all four modules leads to the award of Primary PGCE with QTS.

The Primary Professional Learning module consists of a portfolio, the Individual Development Portfolio (IDP) that contains evidence of achieving the Standards required by the National College for Teaching and Learning (NCTL) for recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

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