King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Academic Practice

The aims of the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice in Higher Education (PGCAPHE) are: enable participants to plan, deliver and evaluate their teaching, learning, assessment and, where appropriate, educational leadership strategies appropriate to their disciplinary, professional and institutional context; facilitate collaborative, inquiry-led critical reflection and foster evidence-informed innovation of academic practice; support participants to access, understand and evaluate relevant higher education research (both discipline-specific and generic) and to draw critically on the research base in the enhancement of their practice; encourage participants to consider the changing nature of the academic role and the purpose of the university in contemporary higher education; promote a commitment to developing learning and research communities that are underpinned by the values of inclusivity, equality of opportunity and ethical practice; support participants to identify their development needs and engage in planning for continuing professional development.

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Strand Campus Westminster WC2R 2LS South East

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PG Dip and MA Programme Director
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