University of Westminster

University of Westminster

Special Study in Supporting Learning

This course is designed for colleagues in the University of Westminster (or teaching on University of Westminster programmes in partner colleges) who have a role in teaching/supporting the learning of students at the University of Westminster, but who do not have the full role of an academic member of staff. The module aims to help you enhance your students� learning by helping you to gain an understanding of effective learning design, planning and student engagement, and further aims to encourage a culture of quality enhancement in teaching and supporting learning.

Entry requirements

This course is only open to employees of the University of Westminster. A degree from a recognised university or qualification or experience deemed to be equivalent. If English is not your first language: IELTS score of at least 6.5.

Assessment methods

Assessment is wholly coursework based; there are no examinations. The assessment will include formative piece of work that is compulsory but ungraded and which is submitted for feedback. The final assessment is a reflexive narrative that integrates theory and practice supported by practice-based feedback from different sources. These will include two teaching practice observations by an experienced peer in your workplace (one of which may be a WEx tutor) plus your observation of an experienced peer.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Distance learning - 7 months

Campus details

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Distance learning

Key information

Telephone number: 
020 7911 5000 x 4907