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 2019-20
Home / EU: £889 per 20 credits
International: £1,958 per 20 credits
There are no fees for University of Glasgow staff.
Fee information is subject to change and is for guidance only
- Fee for re-assessment of a dissertation (PGT programme): £360
- Submission of thesis after deadline lapsed: £320
- Registration/exam only fee: £150
Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loans England only (PTFL)
If you plan to take a postgraduate master’s course from 1 August 2016, you may be able to get a Postgraduate Loan of up to £10,000 to help with course fees and living costs. You can apply from late June 2016. You have to repay your Postgraduate Loan at the same time as any other student loans you have. You’ll be charged interest from the day you get the first payment. You can also get extra support if you have a disability.
If you’re studying by distance learning, you can also apply.
Examples of postgraduate master’s qualifications include:
- MSc (Master of Science)
- MA (Master of Arts)
- MPhil (Master of Philosophy)
- MRes (Master of Research)
- LLM (Master of Law)
- MLitt (Master of Letters)
- MFA (Master of Fine Art)
- MEd (Master of Education)
- MBA (Master of Business Administration)
If you plan to study for Master of Architecture (MArch) or an Integrated Master’s qualification, you should apply for undergraduate supportMore Information
The scholarships above are specific to this programme. For more funding opportunities search the scholarships database
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.
English language requirements
For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level.
How to apply
You must read the LEADS application guidance before starting your online application. You will also need to complete and upload the LEADS additional info form as part of your application. You have 42 days to submit your application once you begin the process. You may save and return to your application as many times as you wish to update information, complete sections or upload supporting documents.Apply now
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