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Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (LaTHE)

Coventry University

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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

    17-JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Whether you’ve been teaching in Higher Education (HE) for a number of years or are relatively new to the HE environment, this course does more than build on your knowledge, it offers you space to explore your teaching philosophy, discover insights into why you teach the way you do, and better understand what underpins your chosen approach.

We aim to offer you the chance to learn with a culturally diverse group of peers to exchange ideas of best practice and enrich your own perspective of education in our increasingly interconnected world. Along the way, you’ll have the opportunity to build greater self-awareness and confidence as an educator, helping you to make a deeper and more meaningful impact on your students’ own learning journeys.

Delivered online with dedicated one-to-one support, this course offers you the opportunity to learn flexibly and complete each module during the semester of study at a time and place that suits you, combining informative articles, engaging videos and in-depth discussions with fellow educators.

Course information

Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (PgC LaTHE) is for academic staff with teaching, learning and assessment responsibilities in higher education, and provides the opportunity to develop professional academic skills and knowledge.

Designed and delivered online by staff from Coventry University – the only UK university to be awarded five stars for online learning (QS Stars 2020) – the course seeks to equip you for the evolving challenges and demands of higher education. It provides a space to share and develop diverse practices in a global context, addressing a broad range of perspectives within contemporary education.

You’ll have the chance to explore and equip yourself for some of the issues you’re likely to face in your HE academic practice, including those related to:

  • Learning, teaching and assessment practices
  • Academic identity
  • Quality assurance
  • Curriculum development

The course also encourages critical conversations around digital fluency, wellbeing, and sustainable development goals, with a view to support and enhance the modern teaching and learning experience.

Career prospects

You will already be equipped with a good understanding of teaching, learning and assessment responsibilities within your current position at your institution. This course will allow you to underpin those skills and enhance them further, with the view of helping you progress your career throughout higher education.

Application deadline

09 January 2022, 08 May 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 4,000per year

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

University information

Coventry University

  • University League Table

    52nd

  • Campus address

    Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 5FB, England

Typically more than 13,000 non-UK students study at the university's UK campuses each year, with over 18,000 more studying in partner institutions worldwide.
A variety of pre-sessional English courses are available to help students prepare before starting their course. Additional costs apply.
PhD and MRes students can apply for financial support towards a project or placement via the international experience scheme (subject to availability).

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    78th out of 84

    17th out of 31 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    115 56%

    53rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    74th

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    121 53%

    23rd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.38 88%

    1st

    5

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