Postgraduate Module Descriptor

EDUM064: Secondary Subject and Curriculum Studies (School Direct)

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.


NQF Level7
Credits30 ECTS Value15
Term(s) and duration

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

Academic staff

Dr Annabel Watson (Convenor)




EDUM066 Secondary Education & Professional Studies (School Direct)
EDUM030 Professional Learning (School Direct)

Available via distance learning


This module supports your academic learning in your chosen Secondary Subject. It introduces you to pedagogical frameworks relevant to your classroom practice and supports you in developing your subject and curriculum knowledge for teaching. Resources for the module, including recorded lectures and reading, are available online using the University of Exeter’s virtual learning environment, ELE.  Directed tasks will enable you to relate your developing professional practice in school to scholarly and professional literature and theoretical frameworks to deepen your understanding of teaching and learning. The content of the module is strongly inter-dependent with the Secondary Education and Professional Studies module in the PGCE School Direct programme.

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