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Study mode

Part time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Teaching / Training In Higher Education

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is a flexible, academic development degree. You'll study part-time, across one or two years. It's ideal for university knowledge exchange professionals, academics, and researchers. If you're looking to enhance your academic and professional understanding of knowledge exchange, this is the course for you. The course takes a broad view of the role of academics in higher education. You'll delve into the themes, policies, opportunities and challenges that drive teachingh and learning, research, and knowledge exchange activity. You're also encouraged to draw from your own area or discipline, and explore your personal development across teaching, research and knowledge exchange in higher education. This course is particularly aimed at members of staff seeking a route to a traditional academic post, that combines teaching, research, and knowledge exchange activity: Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, etc. All SPARK classes are designed and delivered to help you enhance your current and future practice, providing opportunities for both career and personal development.

Modules

This class provides an opportunity for participants to consider disciplinary perspectives on the main theories of how students learn, and by reflecting on this to consider what this might mean for their teaching practice. Participants will have an opportunity to practice and experience a number of teaching styles and methods, including google hangout, blended learning, peer observations etc. Finally, participants will be supported in considering how to design effective methods of assessment through taking an ?Assessment for Learning? perspective.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

Staff with contracts totalling 12 months of longer: free of charge. Staff employed for less than 12 months at Strathclyde: £788 per 20 credit module.

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

Staff with contracts totalling 12 months of longer: free of charge. Staff employed for less than 12 months at Strathclyde: £788 per 20 credit module.

Entry requirements

Students will need an Honours degree qualification or another equivalent qualification.

University information

The University of Strathclyde is a first-rate institution, offering a diverse variety of postgraduate course options and fostering an inclusive university community, welcoming students from around the globe and from all types of backgrounds. Strathclyde is a research-oriented university, delivering a transformative learning experience. It invests intelligently in campus facilities to provide a superb environment in which to study and...more