University for the Creative Arts

University for the Creative Arts

Learning and Teaching in the Creative Arts

This course is aimed at academics with creative arts discipline qualifications; it focuses on developing pedagogy in the creative arts, using generic theory in course-based and work-based activities to deliver research outcomes; a distinctive feature of the course is the opportunity for academic and non-academic staff to work together.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent qualification in the chosen subject or a related discipline, and, 150 hours of teaching practice in an FE or HE institution concurrently with the course; if the student's 1st language is not English a certificate is required as evidence that they have an average IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each individual component) or equivalent; a creative portfolio is not required; a teaching portfolio is developed as part of the course.

Course modules

Stage 1: learning, teaching and assessment in further and higher education (adopting an inclusive perspective). Stage 2: researching learning and teaching in further and higher education. Stage 3: reflecting on professional teaching/supporting learning practice in specialist area in further and higher education.

Assessment methods

Assessment tasks such as essay, reports and projects are required for each unit. All the assessment requirements are focused on your own enquiry into your learning and teaching practice.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time £ 2,000 per Academic year (home fees) 8 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Farnham Campus Farnham GU9 7DS South East

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