University of Kent

University of Kent

Higher Education

This programme offers theoretical and practical support for those embarking on a career in HE. It considers different approaches to teaching and learning, grounded in educational research, and related aspects such as curriculum design and delivery and the principles and purposes of assessment. It enables you to bring these considerations to bear on your own work and experience as a teacher, researcher or practitioner.

Entry requirements

Applicants should be teaching at Higher Education (HE) level for at least two hours per week throughout one term, so that there are opportunities for sustained teaching observation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by an essay of 3,000 words or negotiated equivalent for each module.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
PgCert Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT2 7NZ South East

Key information

Centre for the Study of Higher Education
Telephone number: 
01227 824013