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Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (PGCert)

The Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education has been specifically designed for those teaching, tutoring and supporting the learning of students in Higher Education.

Course Duration: 22 weeks
Application Deadline: 10 September

Description

Course Overview

The Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education has been specifically designed for those teaching, tutoring and supporting the learning of students in Higher Education.

Learning Outcomes

This programme provides an opportunity to:

  • develop your skills, understanding of and strategies in teaching, learning and assessment in face to face teaching;
  • engage with successful digital and online learning and develop your skills in this area through direct hands-on experience;
  • work with colleagues across the globe, in a community of practice.

As a graduate of the programme, you will gain:

  • A University of London Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education;
  • Enhanced skills, knowledge, experience and scholarship in learning, teaching and assessment;
  • University of London Worldwide Recognised Tutor status with a certificate and diploma supplement outlining this status.

Career Opportunities:

This programme is ideal for those wishing to take on further responsibility as, for example, a Programme Leader or Curriculum lead.

In the UK, a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education is often required or desirable for those applying for HE roles.

This programme will provide you with an opportunity to develop your practice and skills. You will consider your own professional development while undertaking this programme and may focus your work in the ‘Enhancing learning, teaching and assessment’ module on an area of development that will enrich your leadership skills.

The programme has been mapped against the UK Professional Standards Framework. You will have the opportunity to consider your own developing practice and may wish to use this programme to support an application to the Higher Education Academy at Associate or Fellow level.

Entry Requirement:

What qualifications do you need?

To register, you must fulfil the following criteria:

  • Hold an undergraduate degree which is considered comparable to a UK degree, in any subject, from an institution acceptable to the University.
  • Be currently teaching or supporting learning on a higher education qualification. Teaching can be part-time or full-time.

English Language requirements

You meet the English language requirement if you have an IELTS score of 7 with no element below 6.5, or an equivalent qualification.

If you don’t meet these requirements but believe you can meet the standard, we may also consider your application.

Computer requirements

We set minimum basic computer requirements because your study resources are accessed via the Student Portal and it is vital that you can access this regularly. For this course, you may also need Adobe Flash Player to view video material and a media player (such as VLC) to play video files.

Fees:

The fees below apply if you begin during the 2018-2019 session. These may be increased by up to 5% per year.

Academic year 2018-2019
Fee for each Module Band A countries (developing) £650
Fee for each Module Band B countries (developed) £850
See the list of Band A and B countries [PDF]

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