The Postgraduate Research Student (PGR) Offer articulates that all PGR students will be provided with opportunities to undertake teaching skills training that will allow students to be eligible for Associate Fellowship of Advance HE as well as be provided with opportunities to undertake teaching and/or demonstrating (as appropriate to the faculty). It is recognised that not all students will wish to take such opportunities, although the University is committed to making these available to those that want them. Such opportunities are seen as developmental and will support students intent on pursuing an academic career.
Please see full PGR Teaching and or Demonstrating Opportunities (Word doc 21k) for information
Training to Teach
Where the student does not hold a teaching qualification, as a minimum, they will be required to undertake an ‘Essentials of the Classroom’ session during their first year of teaching/demonstrating at the University.
For more information visit the Essentials of the Classroom webpage
Students will also be strongly encouraged to register for the Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education and Professional Practice and become an Associate Fellow or Fellow of the HEA if they teach or demonstrate for more than 24 hours per year.
For more information on how to apply visit the Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education and Professional Practice