The Learning and Teaching in Higher Education programme of University of Worcester consists of three modules which provide you with an opportunity to gain knowledge, understanding and capabilities in learning, teaching, assessment and academic practice.
- The programme is supported through a series of interactive study sessions
- We seek to develop practitioners with clear professional values, who understand teaching as facilitating learning and who are constantly seeking to improve their practice in a reflective, scholarly'and theoretically informed way
Who's this course for?
This PGCLTHE is designed specifically for:
- Higher Education lecturers, tutors and academics
- Those supporting Higher Education in a Further Education setting
- Anyone working in Higher Education, whose role includes significant responsibility for supporting student learning.
Where could it take you?
This course will provide an opportunity for you to gain knowledge, understanding and capabilities in learning, teaching, assessment and academic practice, and will help you to develop clear professional values, understand teaching as facilitating learning and improve your practice in a reflective, scholarly and theoretically informed way.
The PGCLTHE is accredited by Advance HE at Associate Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (HEA) for the first module LTHE4141, and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) for the complete course.
Completion of the full PGCLTHE meets Descriptor 2 of the UK Professional Standards Framework for Teachers in HE and confers Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).
Completion of the first module of the programme, 'Supporting Student Learning', meets Descriptor 1 of the UK Professional Standards Framework for Teachers in HE and confers Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA).
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The programme aims to:
- provide an opportunity for participants to engage in accredited initial and continuing professional development in teaching and support of learning in HE
- enable participants to meet the requirements of the UKPSF (in either Associate or Fellow categories)
- provide support with higher education learning, teaching or assessment issue participants may face
- promote a student-centred approach to learning, teaching and assessment
- challenge and develop participants' learning, teaching and assessment practice
- increase understanding of the learning process so participants can make informed decisions about course design and choice of learning, teaching and assessment methods
- foster transformational reflective practice
- encourage participant engagement with systematic inquiry into professional practice
- support participants' development as skilled teachers of their discipline
Members of the course team are experienced tutors who engage in pedagogic research and have received recognition for their excellent HE teaching.
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesEducation Teaching View 394 other Masters in Teaching in United Kingdom
You will normally have the following:
- A first or second-class Honours Degree
- Current and ongoing experience of supporting the learning of HE students
- Current experience, or anticipated experience during the period of the programme, of curriculum and assessment design at HE level
Staff from other HE providers can also apply for the course and should consult with the Course Leader or the Admissions team to discuss the fees structure.
Living costs for Worcester
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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