University of Gloucestershire

University of Gloucestershire

Academic Practice

The course develops participants� understanding of key aspects of academic practice in higher education, including the principles and processes of learning and teaching, and the various external and institutional factors impacting upon academic practice; it provides opportunities for participants to undertake research and scholarship in academic practice with a view to developing research-informed academic practice; it develops participants� ability to undertake curriculum design and development, teaching, learning support, assessment and evaluation in higher education in order to enhance the student learning experience; it enables participants to reflect critically upon their academic practice and to plan their own continuing professional development.

Entry requirements

Students need an Honours degree or similar professional qualification, and a teaching commitment in higher education.

Course modules

Modules include: Academic practice: learning and teaching in higher education; academic practice: learning environments in higher education.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time £ 2,215 per Academic year (home fees) 9 months
PgCert Part-time £ 4,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Park Campus Cheltenham GL50 2RH South West

Key information

Guidance and Recruitment Office
Telephone number: 
01242 714500