Entry requirements

Applicants will normally hold an academic position at the University of Glasgow and will be required to undertake some teaching duties in order to successfully complete the programme. Applications from individuals in other higher education institutions will be considered, subject to the availability.

Months of entry


Course content

This Postgraduate Certificate, which includes the ‘Teaching and Supervision’ courses provides a route for academic staff to show fulfilment of the UK Professional Standards Framework for teaching and supporting learning in higher education.

  • The programme will help you to develop practices in critical reflection and judgement that you can apply in relation to your own teaching.
  • The programme strives to provide practical advice and support to enhance teachers’ confidence and ongoing development alongside evidence-based, theoretical approaches to learning, teaching and assessment.
  • Upon successful completion of the Teaching and Supervision courses (TSC), which form the first 40 credits of the Postgraduate Certificate, you will be eligible for professional recognition with the Higher Education Academy.

Information for international students

Please see the international page for more details.

Fees and funding

UK students
£1275 per 30 credits.
International students
£1275 per 30 credits.

Please see the fees and funding page for more details. There is no fee for contracted University staff.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-36 months

Course contact details

Learning & Teaching Centre