Taught course

Higher Education

Institution
University of Kent · Centre for the Study of Higher Education
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

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.

Months of entry

September

Course content

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.

Teaching and Assessment

Assessment is by an essay of 3,000 words or negotiated equivalent for each module.

Information for international students

For detailed information see our English language requirements web pages. http://www.kent.ac.uk/ems/eng-lang-reqs/index.html 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. http://www.kent.ac.uk/scholarships/postgraduate/

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Centre for the Study of Higher Education
Email
cshe@kent.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1227 824013