PgC Learning and Teaching for Higher Education

Accredited by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) and NMC.

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Duration Part-time, 1 Year
Start date October 2021
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Improve your knowledge and understanding of teaching practice and advance your professional skills! Our programme has been designed by staff highly experienced in academic practice, providing you all the skills you need in supporting student learning in higher education.

We understand that you will have a busy working life, which is why our flexible approach to learning will allow you to study at a pace that best suits you. You'll develop professional skills and values in your work role, gaining professional accreditation with the HE Academy and the NMC that will help you advance to new levels in your career.

Important note

This course is currently only open for applications from internal candidates and eligible partners as follows:

  • HEA Accreditation: available for applicants currently employed by the University of Cumbria or organisations that have a formal partnership with the university.
  • NMC Recognition: available for employees of the National Health Service seeking to qualify as a Practice Teacher or Teacher.

Graduate destinations

You'll gain professional recognition and an entry into further study at a masters level. We recommend the MA in Education Professional Practice if your interest is pedagogical research, or the MSc Practice Development for those with health-related interests.

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