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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
  • UCAS Code
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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 £2084 per year 2019-20
Home/EU Part-time £2134 per year 2020-21

These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2019/20. Fees are for the academic year only, any subsequent years 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.

Charitable Funding: You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites www.acf.org.ukwww.dsc.org.uk/fundingwebsites or www.family-action.org.uk. 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.

University Postgraduate Loyalty Discount: The University also offers a postgraduate loyalty discount (https://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/postgraduate-study/postgraduate-loyalty-discount/): If you have completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Wolverhampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on the first year of a taught postgraduate programme.

Financial Hardship: Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund (https://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/dennis-turner-opportunity-fund/) for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.

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 at www.wlv.ac.uk/howtopay

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