Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Effective Teaching in Higher Education

This award consists of a single 15 credit module; it covers many of the essential aspects of teaching and learning in higher education, with a particular focus on contemporary facilitation methods such as dialectic teaching, information processing and skill based delivery; the module goes on to explore modern approaches to assessment and feedback including the latest concepts of inclusivity and student choice; all learners on the award are subject to observation of teaching activities during the module programme.

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to have a degree and have access to teaching in a HE context; equivalent qualifications and/or experience considered.

Course modules

Modules may include: Planning, designing and resourcing teaching; teaching models and styles of delivery; aligning teaching and delivery styles to student learning characteristics; understanding assessment and feedback; evaluating learning; effective communication in the contemporary higher education context.

Assessment methods

The module is assessed by portfolio.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Certificate Part-time £ 375 per Module (home fees) 5 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus) Stoke on Trent ST4 2DF West Midlands

Key information

Telephone number: 
01782 294400