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Academic Practice in Higher Education PGCert

University of Dundee

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    9 months

Course summary

The course is accredited by Advance HE. If you are a member of staff at the University this means that you will gain professional recognition as an Associate Fellow or Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. If you are taking this course as an external participant, you will able to use your learning on the course to apply directly to Advance HE for professional recognition.

The course is delivered primarily online, with an orientation day at the start of each module. We will provide you with individual tutor support and access to a community of practice. You will also be able to draw upon your everyday practice and experiences to aid your learning.

You will develop a personal learning journey, with the support of your tutor, suited to your career stage and practice context. This means that in completing the full Certificate you can select the topics you would like to study that meet your own professional development needs.

We are committed to excellence in teaching. The PG Cert is underpinned by the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF, 2011) and reflects our expertise in the field.

Professional accreditation
The course is also accredited by Advance HE and the Higher Education Academy (HEA)

Careers:

This master's level qualification is increasingly viewed as an essential requirement for university staff who teach both in the UK and internationally.

Participants who are members of staff or PG tutors, where appropriate, of the University will gain professional recognition with Advance HE. Successful completion leads to professional recognition with Advance HE as follows:

  • Associate Fellow (AFHEA) – on completion of the Associate Module, or
  • Fellow (FHEA) – on completion of the full Certificate.

If you are an external participant, you can use your experiential learning on the course to apply directly to the Advance HE for professional recognition.

Application deadline

01 September 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 4,630per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Dundee

  • University League Table

    28th

  • Campus address

    University of Dundee, Nethergate, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 4HN, Scotland

With over 16,000 students and 3,000 staff representing around 150 different countries across the world, the University of Dundee is a truly global institution.
Dundee offers a wide range of disciplines within a friendly and integrated community, to create a unique student experience.
A range of scholarships are available to help international students get the most from their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    3rd out of 84 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    176 85%

    6th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96.0 96%

    3rd

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.28 86%

    9th

    19

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