Department for Professional Development


​​The department hosts a variety of professional development courses in a wide range of educational contexts such as teaching, adult education, nursing, youth and community work. A significant number of our students study part-time and are able to apply their developing understanding of educational issues to their workplace. A number of our courses are endorsed by the relevant professional body.​

Full-time courses
MA Education
BA Youth & Community Work

Part-time courses
MA Education
BA Youth & Community Work
MA Managing Community Practice / PgD Youth & Community Work
Preparing to Teach in the PCET Sector

For students who wish to register for research degrees such as an MPhil/PhD/Professional doctorate, please contact the Director of Research, Professor Gary Beauchamp, in the first instance.


​Find our more about our Undergraduate and Postgraduate provision.

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Staff within the Cardiff School of Education & Social Policy have a wide range of research interests.

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Staff Profiles

​Find out more about the Professional Development staff.

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Contact Us

For course-specific enquiries, please consult the relevant courses page for contact details.

Department for Professional Development
Cyncoed Campus
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cyncoed Road
CF23 6XD