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Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

Postgraduate Certificate
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About

The postgraduate certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education at University of Strathclyde is a flexible, academic development degree (normally encompassing one-year or two-year part-time study), ideal for university teaching staff, academics or any member of staff looking to enhance their understanding and skills relating to learning and teaching in higher education.

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Overview

The Learning and Teaching in Higher Education at University of Strathclyde looks at factors influencing teaching, learning and assessment in higher education and offers a range of intellectual and practical methods to inform, explore, and develop learning and teaching across the disciplines.

Participants are encouraged to draw from their own area or discipline, and to explore contemporary issues relating to learning and teaching in these areas throughout the course.

What you’ll study

To obtain a PGCert you'll complete one Core class, one Recommended class plus one Recommended OR Optional class (three in total).

Completion of the PGCert requires completion of the Core class, Teaching, Learning and Assessment within the Disciplines.

Recommended classes include:

  • Course (Re)Design
  • Teaching and Learning Online (TALON)
  • Academic Writing
  • Supervising Postgraduate Research
  • Management and Leadership in HE
  • As optional classes, students can additionally take ANY module delivered through the SPARK programme, including those from either the Research Development or Knowledge Exchange pathways.

Programme Structure

Core class: 

  • Teaching, Learning and Assessment within the Disciplines.

Recommended classes:

  • Course (Re)Design
  • Teaching and Learning Online (TALON)
  • Academic Writing
  • Supervising Postgraduate Research
  • Management and Leadership in HE

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • SPARK classes and programmes are designed for University of Strathclyde staff and external academics.
  • You'll need an Honours degree qualification or another equivalent qualification.

Tuition Fee

  • staff with contracts totalling 12 months or longer - free of charge
  • staff employed for less than 12 months at Strathclyde - £600 per module
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Funding

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