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Learning and Teaching (Higher Education), Postgraduate Certificate

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) Online
The Learning and Teaching (Higher Education) programme at Anglia Ruskin University  is taught by a team of active researchers in education. As a teacher/lecturer in Higher Education (HE), this course supports you as part of your own Continuing Professional Development (CPD) so that you are able to make positive contributions to teaching and learning within the HE sector.

About

Whether you are new or experienced in teaching in HE, our course is for you. Accredited against the Higher Education Academy Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF), the PG Cert encourages you to reflect upon your own practice, learn from sharing practice with others, and develop a deep understanding of educational models framing HE in contemporary University settings.

Regardless of whether you study it face to face or online, our highly interactive course exposes you to the very best teaching practice. Our qualified and experienced team offer face to face sessions at both our Chelmsford and Cambridge campuses; if you need the flexibility to study where and when it suits you, then our distance learning option may provide the most useful opportunity for you.

The Learning and Teaching (Higher Education) programme at Anglia Ruskin University comprises of two modules, with each module containing a compulsory teaching observation within your HE institution. As you’ll be undertaking observations within your institution as part of their quality assurance processes and support for your continuing professional development, this observation will focus on assessing your practice in relation to the related learning outcomes within the modules.

Careers

With the needs of the 21st Century classroom and learners constantly changing, our course will provide you with the transferable skills to communicate, research and apply relevant teaching knowledge and understanding to practice. With a focus on continuing professional development, the course and modules provide the opportunity to apply for Fellowship status of the HEA, can contribute to the MA Education course and ultimately towards Professional Doctorate study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Enhancing Learning and Teaching Through Reflective Practice
  • Developing Assessment for Learning

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • It can take up to four weeks to consider applications, so we recommend you apply at least a month before your preferred start date
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • As a candidate for the course you must already be employed in an appropriate higher educational context and must have regular access to teaching students there. This is so that throughout the course you can actively engage with the course outcomes, be observed teaching and reflect upon and develop your continuing practice. A first degree is desirable and a high standard of written English is essential.

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!

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    2833 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2833 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Distance learning, 2018/19: £2,233

Funding

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