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Higher Education and Professional Practice

The Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education and Professional Practice is designed for staff currently working in higher or professional education and whose principal role is in teaching or student support. It is intended to support the practical working needs of staff within an inclusive student-focused learning and teaching environment.

This course will enable participants to develop their classroom practice, including e-learning, within a framework of current andragogical theory. It will also provide an opportunity for participants to develop skills in curriculum design and student support. The programme is accredited by the Higher Education Academy and is aligned with the UK Professional Standards framework. Successful participants are awarded Fellow (FHEA) status on successful completion of the programme.

Entry requirements

Participants on this course usually either work in a higher or professional education environment or aspire to do so. The award is intended for practitioners who have a role in either teaching or supporting learning and offers opportunities for career enhancement or a first step into teaching or learner support.

Course modules

The Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education and Professional Practice is designed for staff currently working in higher or professional education and whose principal role is in teaching or student support. It is intended to support the practical working needs of staff within an inclusive student-focused learning and teaching environment.

This course will enable participants to develop their classroom practice, including e-learning, within a framework of current andragogical theory. It will also provide an opportunity for participants to develop skills in curriculum design and student support. The programme is accredited by the Higher Education Academy and is aligned with the UK Professional Standards framework. Successful participants are awarded Fellow (FHEA) status on successful completion of the programme.

Fees

These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2017/8. Fees are for the academic year only, any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2017 2,007 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 1 Years

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