The Education in Academic and Practice Settings (teaching qualification) programme from Glasgow Caledonian University is designed for experienced professionals who want to pursue a teaching qualification – and create real change through education.
At GCU, we have more than a decade of experience in preparing health and social care specialists for a career in teaching. Our unique programme draws on best practices and current government policies to deliver an up-to-date, evidence-based approach – and a qualification recognised by both the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and the Higher Education Academy (HEA).
You’ll benefit from cutting-edge teaching, learning and assessment methods, all set within GCU’s friendly, open and diverse academic environment – giving you a broad and truly global perspective on the future of education.
Your PgC Education in Academic and Practice Settings prepares you for success, whether you choose to advance your current career or pursue a whole new direction. Our graduates have gone on to serve in a variety of roles, including educational and senior management positions in the healthcare sector and permanent posts as lecturers in higher education.
Theories of learning, planning and delivering teaching and learning, principles of assessment, curriculum and evaluation theory and the skills of facilitation are just some of the educational perspectives that you will study.
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
Part Time: 1 - 2 Years
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All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.Typical entry requirements
Registered health or social care professionals with a UK Honours degree (or equivalent) and a minimum of three years post qualifying experience in their profession. Some knowledge, skills and experience associated with education.
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