Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Education in Academic and Practice Settings (teaching qualification)

Advance your career and make a meaningful contribution to the improvement of health and social care by sharing your knowledge and insight with the next generation. Our PgC Education in Academic and Practice Settings is designed for experienced professionals who want to pursue a teaching qualification - and create real change through education. At GCU, we have more than a decade of experience in preparing health and social care specialists for a career in teaching. Our unique programme draws on best practices and current government policies to deliver an up-to-date, evidence-based approach - and a qualification recognised by both the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and the Higher Education Academy (HEA). You'll benefit from cutting-edge teaching, learning and assessment methods, all set within GCU's friendly, open and diverse academic environment - giving you a broad and truly global perspective on the future of education.

Entry requirements

Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert: Applicants are normally registered health or social care professionals with a degree (Honours level or equivalent) and a minimum of 3 years' post qualifying experience in their profession, with some knowledge, skills and experience associated with education. Entrants who wish to exit with a NMC recordable qualification of Teacher: IELTS score of 7.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 6.5.

Course modules

Theories of learning, planning and delivering teaching and learning, principles of assessment, curriculum and evaluation theory and the skills of facilitation are just some of the educational perspectives that you will study.

Assessment methods

Various assessment methods are used and these include coursework, reflective accounts, assessed teaching, project plans and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year. For up to date fee information for this programme, please visit gcu.ac.uk

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2019 1,832 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2019 1,832 per Whole course (England) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2019 1,832 per Whole course (EU) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2019 4,328 per Whole course (International) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2019 1,832 per Whole course (Wales) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2019 1,832 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2019 1,832 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 4,328 per Whole course (International) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 1,832 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 1,832 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 1,832 per Whole course (Wales) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 1,832 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 1,832 per Whole course (England) 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 1,832 per Whole course (EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glasgow Caledonian University G4 0BA Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
01413318630