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Postgraduate Certificate Online

Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

Kingston University

12 months
Duration
3000 GBP/year
2600 GBP/year
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About

The Learning and Teaching in Higher Education course at Kingston University is ideally suited for those who wish to develop their teaching in line with the current demands and opportunities in higher education teaching and learning.

Overview

The Learning and Teaching in Higher Education course at Kingston University is fully delivered online, making it especially appealing for busy in-service teachers who are pressed for time.

Our course is designed for those already employed by institutions that deliver higher or further education. It is aimed at those who teach and:

  • have fewer than three years' full-time teaching experience or
  • are involved in supporting learning (such as librarians, learning technologists, academic developers, skills advisers, technicians).

This course would also benefit anyone in these roles who wishes to strengthen or refresh their understanding and knowledge of learning and teaching. Our tutors are educationalists and specialise in online learning, in addition to being active researchers in higher education studies.

After you graduate

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

  • Part-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.

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

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.

The mentor should be an experienced academic in the higher education institution in which you undertake your teaching (somebody who has been teaching for more than three years in higher education and is recognised by the institution for their teaching practice). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3000 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 3000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    2600 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 2600 GBP per year during 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.

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