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Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

Kingston University

Postgraduate Certificate Online
12 months
Duration
2850 GBP/year
2500 GBP/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Anytime
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Apply date
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Start date

About

The Learning and Teaching in Higher Education course at Kingston University is designed for those already employed by institutions that deliver higher or further education. The course will help you think about teaching in active ways – involving your students and encouraging them to reflect, independently and with others.

Overview

If you wish to learn to how to teach actively and create an involving and engaging environment to support students in their learning journey, but are professionally busy or unable to come to London for a residential course, then the Learning and Teaching in Higher Education course at Kingston University could be for you.

Key features

  • This course promotes learning and teaching that actively involves students, which is essential for their success. This course supports forms of teaching that encourage students to take centre stage in their learning.
  • The course is designed and run by academics who are experts and active researchers, both in higher education studies and online learning.
  • You will experience active learning and study different teaching methods, learning ways to facilitate active learning and involve your students fully and responsibly.
  • You will be encouraged to think about educational issues in fruitful and inquisitive ways, both on your own and in collaboration with other students.
  • You will examine educational practices such as lecturing, small group work, assessment and feedback.
  • You will be encouraged to reflect on your own experience as a learner to enhance your practice as a teacher. Throughout the course, we help you reflect, ask (yourself and others), find solutions, share and compare thoughts.
  • Kingston University is a large London-based institution which prides itself on its innovative approaches to learning and teaching to a diverse student body, in a number of specialisms, including educational studies.

Where this course will take you

This course has been designed to be a practical, work-based course in learning, teaching and assessment in higher education. As such, it prepares you for working as a teacher and/or facilitator in higher or further education.

The award of a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education is recognised by most universities in the UK, and increasingly internationally, as necessary qualifications for teaching in higher education institutions. 

Additionally the course thoroughly prepares you for every success in applying for the status of Fellow of the Higher Education Academy with the Higher Education Academy, a status recognised by most universities in the UK, and increasingly internationally, as necessary/desirable recognition for teaching in higher education institutions.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Active Learning in Teaching Practice
  • Active Learning in Curriculum Design

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, applications will close when the course is full.

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

The minimum entry qualifications for the course are:

  • a professionally relevant first degree or equivalent qualification;
  • 70 hours teaching per annum; and
  • a mentor approved by the course team.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2850 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
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