Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

This course is suitable for experienced and newly appointed academic staff. It helps develop an informed, reflective and self-critical approach to learning, teaching and assessment activities at higher education level. Students: develop their teaching, learning and assessment skills as an educator in higher education; can claim fellowship of the Higher Education Academy after completion; may progress to either a PgDip or MA Education following the course; benefit from the flexibility of part-time study.

Entry requirements

The normal entry requirement is a degree with teaching or learning support experience in a higher education setting; if English is not the student's 1st language they need an overall IELTS score of 6.5 with 6.5 in reading and 6.5 in writing.

Course modules

Modules include: learning and teaching in higher education; extending the professional role in higher education.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based completely upon coursework.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time £ 3,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgCert Part-time £ 3,835 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sheffield S1 1WB Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Telephone number: 
0114 225 5555