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We are excited to announce that we are now working with Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) to offer you more opportunities to achieve your professional development goals.
You can now use your Cambridge Professional Development Qualifications (PDQs) to gain credit towards higher education courses from ARU, including a PGCE, MA or MBA, helping you to achieve the next step in your career as quickly and cost-effectively as possible. With a broad range of courses, there are plenty of options to choose from.
Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) is a UK University, located in the East of England. They rank first for Education in The Guardian 2021 Best UK Universities League Table, and offer an extensive range of high-quality undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. Their distance learning provision uses a world class online Learning Management System, with access to expert lecturers and supportive tutors. They were named as one of the top 350 institutions in the world in The Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings in 2020.
ARU believes in transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research, with students from more than 185 countries, they are the heart of the University.
By completing a Cambridge PDQ Certificate or Diploma, you will gain credit that counts towards the entry requirements of certain courses offered by ARU. We’ve created the diagram below to explain how it works.
Teacher development journey (PDF, 182KB)
Before you can gain entry to your course, you will need to complete one of the bridging units offered by ARU. The bridging unit is a short online course that will support you to succeed on your chosen course and build on the reflective practice you have developed in your PDQ Diploma.
Find out more about the ARU bridging units.
Or, watch a recording of our webinar on 30 June to find out more about how the journey works, what to expect from the bridging units, and which route is best for you.
A Cambridge PDQ Certificate or Diploma can help you to transform your professional practice, encouraging you to:
This gives you a fantastic grounding in educational theory and reflective practice, and helps you to build skills that will prepare you for further study.
Find out more about Cambridge PDQs
There are Cambridge teachers in schools across 160 countries worldwide. Our teacher development journey, with distance learning options across a range of levels, means that you can access high-quality higher education, wherever you are.
Distance-learning courses also offer flexibility, allowing you to work when and where is convenient for you. This makes it easier to manage your studies around your work and other commitments.
If you would like to join the Teacher Development Journey with ARU, use the link below to complete an Expression of Interest form. Someone from ARU will contact you with more information.
Register your interest