Postgraduate Module Descriptor

EEDM009: Semi Specialist English (Primary)

This module descriptor refers to the 2020/1 academic year.


NQF Level7
Credits30 ECTS Value15
Term(s) and duration

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

Academic staff

Dr Anthony Wilson (Convenor)




Educational & Professional Studies module (EPSM000)

Primary Professional Learning module (EDUM034)

Primary Curriculum Studies module (EDUM033)

Available via distance learning


This module meets the central Government requirements in relation to the National Curriculum for English, The Professional Standards for Qualified Teacher Status 2012, Ofsted, and other externally imposed requirements. The module will develop the knowledge, skills and confidence for you to teach English in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2, and to understand how it is taught in related phases. There is an emphasis within the module for peer support and developing you as a future subject leader in English. The module covers English in wider contexts beyond the classroom and it is hoped that you develop a longer-term view on effective teaching of English grounded in theory and practice.

Taught sessions will be delivered via lectures, seminars, and workshops, including peer teaching as appropriate.

Module created


Last revised