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UNIVERSITY ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE Higher Education Practice

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Qualification

    Professional Certificate

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    JAN-22

  • Duration

    5 months

Course summary

Course summary

Develop your understanding of theory and practice relating to the support of students, communication and learning in higher education. Learn to create and manage effective learning and support environments. Understand how to work with students in order to help them reach their potential in higher education. Increase your awareness of the wider higher education context and current is course is suitable if you work in a student-facing role in higher education, whether you are experienced or newly appointed. It is designed to develop your career in higher education, both in terms of effectiveness in your role and your career progression.

How you learn

The course is led by academic staff from the Sheffield Institute of Education. You learn through lectures, including some by visiting professionals, an observation of your professional practice, one-to-one support and feedback tailored to your area of practice.

Future careers

This course helps you develop your career in higher education, both in terms of effectiveness in your role and your career progression.After completing this course, you may wish to progress onto the PgCert, PgDip and/or MA in Education. Completing the full postgraduate certificate leads to Fellowship of the HEA, equating to descriptor of the UK Professional Standards Framework.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 2,410overall cost

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

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    44th out of 81

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    118 59%

    47th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    48th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    37th

    4

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