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Higher Education and Professional Practice

PG Cert Part-time 1 year

The Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education and Professional Practice (PG Cert HE & PP) is designed for teaching staff currently working in Higher Education.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education and Professional Practice (PG Cert HE & PP) is designed for teaching staff currently working in Higher Education.

  • Institute Code W75
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  • Start Date(s) 16 September 2020
  • Award PG Cert
  • Study Mode Part-time
  • Course Length Part-time (1 year)
  • Campus Location University Telford Campus
  • School Institute of Education

Why choose this course?

The Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education and Professional Practice (PG Cert HE & PP) is designed for teaching staff currently working in Higher Education. The course supports the practical working needs of staff within an inclusive student-focused learning and teaching environment and enables participants to develop/improve classroom practice. 

 

What happens on the course?

The programme will typically be organised around a limited number of whole day face-to-face events throughout the year, where participants take part in a range of activities including a variety of group discussions, presentations and e-learning events. In addition participants will be required to take part in group on-line learning tasks between the face-to-face meetings and the cohort will also be placed in learning sets to enable discussion and the preparation of joint presentations and to provide peer support during the programme.

Course Modules

Potential Career Paths

Participants on this course should work within a higher education environment. The award is intended for practitioners who have a role in either teaching or supporting learning and offers opportunities for career enhancement or a first step into teaching or learner support.

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

Location Mode Fee Year
Home/EU Part-time £2134 per year 2020-21

These fees relate to new entrants only for the academic year indicated for entry onto the course, any subsequent years study may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

  • To hold a first degree of a United Kingdom higher education institution or equivalent qualification.

For example Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of science (BSc) etc. or similar . They are sometimes known as 'undergraduate' or 'first' degrees.

  • To have experience of  a minimum of 24 hours teaching within a Further Education and/or Higher Education context.

Postgraduate Loyalty Discount:

You can get 20% discount on a taught postgraduate course if you’re a University of Wolverhampton Graduate.

The University offers a generous 20% Loyalty Discount to students progressing from an undergraduate programme to a taught postgraduate programme, where both courses are University of Wolverhampton Awards.

There is no time limit on how long ago you completed your degree as long as this is your first Masters level qualification.

The discount applies to the first year of enrolment only. Students who receive a loyalty discount are not entitled to any further tuition discount or bursary. For full terms and conditions click here.


Self-funded:

If you are paying for the fees yourself then the fees can be paid in 3 instalments: November, January and April. More information can be found by clicking here.


Sponsored - Your employer, embassy or organisation can pay for your Tuition fees:

Your employer, embassy or organisation agrees to pay all or part of your tuition fees; the University will refer to them as your sponsor and will invoice them for the appropriate amount.

We must receive notification of sponsorship in writing as soon as possible, and before enrolment, confirming that the sponsor will pay your tuition fees.


Financial Hardship:

Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.


Charitable Funding:

You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites Association of Charitable Foundations, Directory of Social Change or Family Action. Most charities and trust funds offer limited bursaries targeted to specific groups of students so you will need to research whether any of them are relevant to your situation.


You can find more information on the University’s Funding, cost, fee and support pages.

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