University of East London

University of East London

Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

The course is designed specifically for educational professionals who are new to teaching in higher education; it also provides continuing professional development opportunities for experienced lecturers in higher education; it provides an opportunity to engage critically with new developments in teaching, and to develop practice in a work context with academic and practical rigour; through engagement in critical, analytical and reflective processes, participants are able to: develop their understanding of current thinking in relation to research and professional policy and practice, develop their ability to analyse, critique and develop their own and others' practice, develop intellectual, organisational, personal, communication and professional skills, and design and use research to contribute to improving practice in the context of their own role.

Entry requirements

An honours degree with a 2.2 classification or above awarded by UK university or recognised degree-equivalent qualification; applicants should normally be able to show they will be involved in higher and further education teaching and/or related activities.

Course modules

Modules include: Pedagogy and learning; context, policy and research; dissertation; plus options including: alternative learning technologies; action research; reflective practice; culture and diversity in HE; mentoring and coaching; leadership and managment development.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on portfolio of 5,000 words.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stratford Campus Waltham Forest E15 4LZ South East

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0208 223 3333