Pedagogy: Specialist Study

Module code: ED7593

This pathway focuses on issues of pedagogy, and as such will be of benefit to those who are interested in deepening their understanding of the factors which influence the processes of learning and teaching. This pathway will include issues such as:

  • The nature of learning
  • The role of informal learning in education
  • The role of curriculum in shaping pedagogy
  • Contemporary advances in pedagogy, including the growing impact of ICT
  • Approaches to researching pedagogy


  • 5 hours of tutorials
  • 50 hours of fieldwork
  • 245 hours of guided independent study


  • Portfolio and commentary (2,000 words or 20 minute podcast/video) (30%)
  • Essay, 3,000 words (70%)