This module is aimed to enable you to develop your academic practice. You will be analysing and implementing key concepts, strategies and techniques required for learning, teaching and assessment for adult learners in higher education. You will engage with the literature on andragogy, constructive alignment and related academic literature. This module will showcase different approaches learning, teaching and assessment enabling you to contextualise what you experience within your own setting. The face-to-face days are learning spaces for sharing practice with peers, giving opportunities to engage in discussion and debate. This module takes a flipped learning approach; the online environment is for individual learning with ebooks, ejournals, videos and discussions to support and enhance your learning. The module is suitable for practitioners who have an on-going teaching commitment in higher education whether new to teaching or experienced practitioners. To study this module you must have at least 24 teaching hours as you will be taking part in peer observations both as the person teaching and also observing learning and giving feedback to colleagues. This module can be studied as a stand-alone CPD module with a separate accreditation by Advance HE for Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA). Students who pass the module assessment will have met the criteria outlined in the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF) for Descriptor 1.
Professional Practice in Higher Education
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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 good honours Degree (normally a 2:2 or above) and a Postgraduate Certificate related to learning and teaching in Higher Education within five years of the course start date. Recognition of Prior Learning will be required.
International applicants will be required to hold IELTS with an overall band score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each element.
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 on-site 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.
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.
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.
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.