This course is designed to provide an opportunity for teachers and other professionals to further their professional development in general educational studies. It provides a fourth-year qualification for teachers with three years training or a qualification in education for nurses or other professionals who wish to pursue studies in professional education related to their own environment. The course is a pathway to Masters level study. The course may be taken over one year full-time or between two and three years part-time. A three year Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is required. The course has a total of 120 credit points.