This programme is currently being revised for the upcoming academic year 2018-19.
This Postgraduate Certificate, which includes the ‘Teaching and Supervision’ courses provides a route for academic staff to show fulfilment of the UK Professional Standards Framework for teaching and supporting learning in higher education.
Why this programme
- The programme will help you to develop practices in critical reflection and judgement that you can apply in relation to your own teaching.
- The programme strives to provide practical advice and support to enhance teachers’ confidence and ongoing development alongside evidence-based, theoretical approaches to learning, teaching and assessment.
- Upon successful completion of the Teaching and Supervision courses (TSC), which form the first 40 credits of the Postgraduate Certificate, you will be eligible for professional recognition with the Higher Education Academy.
The programme consists of core and optional courses involving small numbers of participants utilising an interactive, discussion-based classroom approach. You will take two core (which from the TSC) and two optional courses.
- Learning and teaching in higher education
- Developing effective supervision practices.
Optional courses may include
The key areas of learning, teaching and assessment include
- course and curriculum design
- evaluation of teaching practice
- principles of assessment and feedback
- research supervisions
- teaching methodologies including, lecturing, small group work and online learning.
Programme alteration or discontinuation
The University of Glasgow endeavours to run all programmes as advertised. In exceptional circumstances, however, the University may withdraw or alter a programme. For more information, please see: Legal statements: Disclaimer.
It is likely you will already be employed within higher education. The professional accreditation and skills you gain should help enhance your career and enable you to gain professional recognition for teaching and supporting learning in higher education.
Fees and funding
Tuition fees for 2018-19
There is no fee for contracted University staff. For external candidates the fee is £1275 per 30 credits.
Fee information is subject to change and is for guidance only
- Fee for re-assessment of a dissertation (PGT programme): £315
- Submission of thesis after deadline lapsed: £250
- Registration/exam only fee: £150
- General Council fee: £50
Applicants will normally hold an academic position at the University of Glasgow and will be required to undertake some teaching duties in order to successfully complete the programme. Applications from individuals in other higher education institutions will be considered, subject to the availability.
How to apply
Applications should be submitted using the online system. Processes are currently being updated and will be made available soon.Apply now
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