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Higher And Professional Education PGCert

Higher And Professional Education PGCert

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Education Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course outline

The overall aim of the PgCHPE award is to provide a framework for the initial and continuing professional development of academic staff in higher and professional education. You will be working within a university or other Higher Education Provider (HEP), typically with students studying at levels 4 to 8 in the Framework for HE Qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ).

This award has been purposely designed for staff who work within a higher or professional education context in order to respond to the challenges and opportunities presented to student learning within this sector. The overall aim of the PgCHPE award is to provide a framework for the initial and continuing professional development of academic staff in higher and professional education. The award is designed to encourage participants to critically evaluate their own approach to supporting student learning, as critically informed by theoretical and research-based evidence.

The PgCHPE award is designed to encourage you to critically evaluate your approach to supporting student learning, as critically informed by theoretical and research based evidence.

This programme aims to support your development as an academic professional in terms of:

  • Planning learning;
  • Developing resources;
  • Delivering and facilitating learning;
  • Enabling student participation and achievement;
  • Developing your ability and role as a researcher;
  • Providing networking opportunities.

This programme context provides a forum for sharing good practice between disciplines and role, as well as offering an environment where peer support and the development of a community of practice are fostered.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

This module covers: The Changing context of HE: Technology, innovation and change; Assistive technologies - JISC workshop; Student experience: student voice; Twitter and Qualtrics; Mobile technologies; bring your own device; Student interactions with learning spaces: psycho-geography and virtual worlds; Flipped classrooms; Assignment workshop; Employer Panel; The 3 Es: employability, enterprise and entrepreneurialism; Partnership working and the curriculum; Disruptive innovations: MOOCs; External forces ? strategic priorities; Impact for staff ? implications for practice.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

£3,400 per year of study. The fee given is for 2019/20. There may be slight increase in the year 2020/21.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

£3,400 per year of study. The fee given is for 2019/20. There may be slight increase in the year 2020/21.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

An Honours Degree or equivalent professional qualification from an institution of Higher Education, or its equivalent from overseas. An appointment as a full-time or fractional member of staff working in a teaching or supporting learning capacity at Staffordshire University or another institution in the higher or adult education sector. Undertaking a job role which includes teaching and assessing learners at level 4 and above, with a minimum of ten hours teaching per month.

University information

Based in the West Midlands, Staffordshire University has decades of experience providing first-rate postgraduate education across a broad range of disciplines. The award-winning institution offers courses designed in collaboration with learning industry experts in a bid to provide solutions to the challenges of tomorrow. The main city campus is based in Stoke-on-Trent with the University’s dedicated Centres of Excellence in Healthcare...more

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