Taught course

Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Education Studies
Qualifications
MEdPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

You will need to be a graduate or have gained educational qualifications. Or you will need to demonstrate your capacity to work at masters level and meet the demands of the course.

If you have already successfully completed a postgraduate certificate in teaching and learning at another higher education institution and you have 30 or 60 CATS points, you’ll be able to register for the MEd or the postgraduate diploma. (We’ll give you credit for the first module, or the first and second modules).

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course provides professional development training for university lecturers and other staff who support teaching and learning in higher education.

Throughout, we encourage you to explore innovation and change in university teaching by engaging in scholarly debates on educational theory and practice. You'll also learn about research methodologies and techniques.

The course will develop your knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning support practices in higher education. Taught modules cover different aspects of contemporary practice, with a focus on educational change, assessment, curriculum and learning technologies. After studying the modules, you'll work with your supervisor to complete a dissertation.

Qualification and course duration

MEd

part time
24-36 months

PGDip

part time
24 months

PGCert

part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Tim Herrick
Email
t.herrick@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 114 222 8177