Normally a first or second-class Honours degree in a related subject or professional experience. Successful applicants would expect to be working in a Higher Education environment, teaching or supporting the learning of HE students or colleagues. Exemption from some modules may be granted for appropriate prior learning including credits gained on a PGCE course. For example, if you have 60 M-level credits from your PGCE (or similar level 7 credits) in the last five years, you may be eligible to complete two years of the degree, rather than three.
Months of entry
- Translate new ideas and theories into practical teaching methods and strategies
- Use creative techniques and evaluate them in practice
- Participate in our collaborative, workshop-style course
Learning and Teaching in Higher Education at Winchester equips you to develop as a motivational and inspirational HE teacher who is able to understand the needs of the learners you work with. We specialise in evidenced-based pedagogy and key principles around inclusive learning and teaching, compassion in HE and Decolonising the Curriculum, alongside the belief that effective practice with assessment and feedback should be at the heart of education.
This course is suitable for existing lecturers and a diversity of academic role who are involved in teaching or supporting students or colleagues in HE as it is necessary to have practice to reflect on. Exemption from some modules may be granted for appropriate prior learning including credits gained on a PGCE course. For example, if you have 60 M-level credits from your PGCE (or similar level 7 credits) in the last five years, you may be eligible to complete two years of the degree, rather than three.
The modules are designed to offer you the opportunity to experience new pedagogies and technologies. They include Engaging Students in Learning, , Online Learning, Curriculum and Assessment Design, Education Practitioner Research, Decolonising the Curriculum, Inclusive Learning and Teaching and Universal Design for Learning, Compassionate Academic Support and Tutoring, Advancing Technology-Enhanced Learning, and a Dissertation (Literature Review, or qualitative or quantitative research project) or article and conference presentation.
The programme is delivered via a range of group settings allowing you to capitalise on your experiences within higher education, and to learn from the group. The importance of evidence-based practice is acknowledged, but not at the expense of creativity and innovation. Throughout the programme, you are encouraged to relate your learning and experiences back to your role as an educator to enhance the quality of your interactions with the students you work with.
The programme is built on the University’s foundations of research excellence in learning and teaching. Our aim is to prepare you and help you to further develop your knowledge and skills as you pursue a successful career in the higher education sector.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time36 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Course Enquiries
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