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Why choose this course?This course is designed for staff currently working in Higher Education with a specific focus on learning, teaching and assessment. It is intended to support the practical working needs of staff who teach and/or support learning within an inclusive student-focused environment. This course will enable you to develop your classroom practice, including e-learning, within a framework of current andragogical theory. It will also provide an opportunity for you to develop skills
Why choose this course?
This course is designed for staff currently working in Higher Education with a specific focus on learning, teaching and assessment. It is intended to support the practical working needs of staff who teach and/or support learning within an inclusive student-focused environment. This course will enable you to develop your classroom practice, including e-learning, within a framework of current andragogical theory. It will also provide an opportunity for you to develop skills in curriculum design and educational research. You will actively engage with sector wide issues including teaching excellent, quality enhancement and research and scholarly activity. You will explore opportunities and challenges to develop higher education contextualised to your own professional academic practice.
The Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice in Higher Education (PG CAP) is the main source of continuing professional development for early career academic and support staff at the University of Wolverhampton or experienced members of staff who wish to update their practice and align with current thinking. The course will also provide a route for external candidates who practice in either higher or professional education environments and who wish to gain a valid and recognised qualification in higher education practices. In addition to the above, the programme will offer a suitable pathway for recognition at either Associate or Fellow of Higher Education Academy (HEA), providing a recognised qualification that is allied to professional status with the national body for higher education practitioners. (*External candidates may have to pay an additional one-off fee for the professional recognition, you will be offered advice on application).
Potential Career Paths
Participants on this course should work within a higher education environment. The award is intended for practitioners who have a role in either teaching or supporting learning and offers opportunities for career enhancement or a first step into teaching or learner support.
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
More info: These fees relate to new entrants only for the academic year indicated for entry onto the course, any subsequent years study may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation..
The University of Wolverhampton prides itself on being a career-focused university, with extensive business links across a wide range of industries. It has a 98% employability rating for its postgraduate students and offers over 150 postgraduate qualifications.
Located in the heart of England, Wolverhampton is within easy reach of the rest of the UK, less than 20 minutes to Birmingham with London, Manchester and Liverpool in easy reach on the train and bus. The Shropshire countryside is close by for idyllic views, a perfect place to retreat to when the busy city life gets too much. Along with a site in the centre of Wolverhampton, there are also campuses located in Telford and Walsall.
Where you'll study
Telford Innovation Centre
Shifnal Road Priorslee
Telford And Wrekin