Teaching English: Literacy Advanced Diploma

About this course

This new, exciting programme reflects the national requirements in the sector and the changing face of the literacy classroom. It will give you the opportunity to broaden your career possibilities and enhance your teaching practice in this area. By balancing practice together with reflection, students will not merely be enabled to become capable in performance, but will also be empowered as reflective practitioners.

This is a part-time, in-service course.  Students recruited to this programme will normally be teaching, training or tutoring within a range of language/literacy contexts, as it is a requirement that they undertake a minimum of 50 teaching hours.

The Advanced Diploma is a one-year part-time programme of study for practising teachers, lecturers and trainers who work in the field of adult literacy.  The Advanced Diploma has been designed to reflect the professional demands upon adult literacy subject specialists and the changing contexts in which they work. 

The Advanced Diploma is derived the National Qualification Framework for Adult Subject Specialist at Level 6 and has been written in consultation with the Learning Skills Improvement Service (LSIS).  This programme of professional studies is offered by highly professional and experienced lecturers.

Course info

Level of Study Postgraduate

Mode of Study 1 year part-time

Location Coach Lane Campus

City Newcastle

Fee Information

Study at Northumbria

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Our Campus based courses starting in 2022 and 2023 will be delivered on-campus with supporting online learning content. We continue to monitor government and local authority guidance in relation to Covid-19 and we are ready and able to adjust the delivery of our education accordingly to ensure the health and safety of our students and staff.

On-campus contact time is subject to increase or decrease in line with any additional restrictions, which may be imposed by the Government or the University in the interest of maintaining the health and safety and wellbeing of students, staff, and visitors. This could potentially mean increased or fully online delivery, should such restrictions on in-person contact time be required.


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