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University of Dundee

Academic Practice in Higher Education

Aimed at working professionals, the programme is delivered by distance learning through online resources, Topic Units, individual tutor support, a peer community of practice and a reflexive assessment mode, facilitating your learning from everyday practice and experiences.

Entry requirements

You'll need to be actively engaged in teaching and/or facilitating learning (but you do not need to be a lecturer). Plus able to demonstrate your ability to work at Masters level.

Course modules

Modules may include: the associate module; the fellowship module part 1; the fellowship module part 2; facilitating learning; developing and evaluating your teaching; assessment and feedback. You can then choose your topic units from currently available modules including: the flexible learner; developing and evaluating your teaching; assessment and feedback; inter-professional learning; internationalising the curriculum; developing as a supervisor; leadership in learning and teaching; scholarship of teaching and learning; collaborative working; nurisng and midwifery option; negotiated study.

Assessment methods

Assessment tasks.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time - 18 months
PgCert Distance learning - 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dundee City Campus Dundee DD1 4HN Scotland

Key information

Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01382 383838