Professional programmes

Our professional programmes offer graduates and those with professional experience opportunities to advance in their careers while gaining recognised qualifications.

There are some options for part-time study and distance-learning, which allow students some flexibility to study alongside their current employment.

PGCE (post-compulsory)

Cardiff University has almost 40 years' experience of delivering Post-Compulsory Education and Training programmes for teachers, tutors, trainers, lecturers and instructors in the Lifelong Learning Sector.

Social Work (MA)

This programme enables students to build upon their existing academic and occupational experience and achieve an MA and a professional qualification in social work.

Masters in Educational Practice

The MEP programme focuses on improving newly-qualified teachers' classroom practice and developing their leadership in schools. 

CPEL

These programmes are designed to meet the need for confident and safe managers and workers in the social services by providing professional training and qualifications.