Taught course

Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

University of London

Entry requirements

This programme is for teachers, academics, tutors, educators and lecturers working in Higher Education.

To be eligible to join you need to be teaching or supporting higher education students. This programme will help you to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding while working with university level students.

If you are not currently teaching or supporting the learning of students in higher education then you will not be able to join this programme.

If you are a teacher working in a primary or secondary school or an early years setting then you may wish to look at our PGCE Teacher Development programme.

What qualifications do you need?

To register, you must fulfil the following criteria:

  • Hold an undergraduate degree which is considered comparable to a UK degree, in any subject, from an institution acceptable to the University.
  • Be currently teaching or supporting learning on a higher education qualification. Teaching can be part-time or full-time.
  • Reference letters will be requested when your application is processed by the Admissions Office. Alternatively, you can upload signed letters of reference to your application when you apply.

Months of entry


Course content

The Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education has been specifically designed for those teaching, tutoring and supporting the learning of students in Higher Education.

This programme provides an opportunity to:

  • develop your skills, understanding of and strategies in teaching, learning and assessment in face to face teaching
  • engage with successful digital and online learning and develop your skills in this area through direct hands-on experience
  • work with colleagues across the globe, in a community of practice.

Information for international students

English language requirements

You meet the English language requirement if you have an IELTS score of 7 with no element below 6.5, or an equivalent qualification.

If you don’t meet these requirements but believe you can meet the standard, we may also consider your application.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12-60 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 7862 8000