Keele University

Keele University

Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

This programme provides new teachers in higher education with skills, knowledge and a framework for continued critical engagement with the business of teaching in higher education.

Entry requirements

For each of the component modules/course, you need to be teaching in a higher education institution or equivalent (as a new lecturer, PhD student or part-time teaching staff), have at least a 1st degree, and for the TLHEP have a teaching mentor from your institution who can provide support and discussion as you proceed through the programme.

Course modules

Session themes include lecturing, making discussions work, using technology, session planning, understanding student learning, assessment, marking and giving feedback, preventing plagiarism, evaluating your teaching, catering for diversity, internationalisation, designing modules and programmes, problem-based learning, and teaching in the natural sciences and in laboratories.

Assessment methods

Applicants are assessed by the submission of a portfolio at the end of the course in July. This portfolio includes a critical commentary, evidence, observation records, action plans, and a mentor�s report.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
MA Part-time £ 1,490 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Keele Campus Keele ST5 5BG West Midlands

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