You should be teaching at Higher Education (HE) level for at least two hours per week throughout one term, so that there are opportunities for sustained teaching observation.
All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, and professional qualifications and experience will also be taken into account when considering applications.
Months of entry
This programme offers theoretical and practical support for those embarking on a career in Higher Education (HE). It considers different approaches to teaching and learning, grounded in educational research, and related aspects such as curriculum design and delivery and the principles and purposes of assessment. It enables you to bring these considerations to bear on your own work and experience as a teacher, researcher or practitioner.
The emphasis throughout is on developing an understanding of the HE context, recognising the diversity of provision – universities, Further Education institutions, specialist institutions, professional providers – and practices, for example, in different disciplinary fields.
Information for international students
For detailed information see our English language requirements web pages.
Please note that if you are required to meet an English language condition, we offer a number of pre-sessional courses in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways.
Fees and funding
Please visit our funding web pages for the most current opportunities and application details.
Qualification and course duration
Further details of qualification
PGCHE registration period is two years and the ATAP registration period is one year. If you have already completed parts of a similar programme elsewhere, or if you have previous experience of teaching in Higher Education, you may be eligible to apply for exemption from parts of the PGCHE programme.
Course contact details
- Centre for the Study of Higher Education
- +44 (0)1227 824013