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Teaching in Higher Education

Sheffield Hallam University · Education

Entry requirements

Typically you need;

• A UK honours degree (or equivalent) in any subject

• 60 hours scheduled teaching in a HE context for each academic year - this must include planning, design and assessment, and can include up to five hours of research supervision and tutorials

Months of entry


Course content

Enhance your knowledge, understanding and skills in relation to teaching and learning in higher education.

  • Develop skills in creating and managing effective learning environments.
  • Learn how to design effective assessment and feedback processes.
  • Gain an understanding of theories and models underpinning pedagogical practice in higher education learning, teaching and assessment.
  • Complete the postgraduate certificate and gain Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).

This course is aimed towards both experienced and newly appointed higher education academic staff. Studying part-time, with flexible start dates to fit around your other commitments, you'll develop an informed, reflective and self-critical approach to learning, teaching and assessment, enhancing your skills as a practitioner in higher education.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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