Academic Practice In Higher Education (PGCAPHE) PGCert

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Engage with current thinking and practice in higher education, with individual tutor support and access to a wide community of practice

Date of entry

October 2023

Start date
October 2023
24 months (part time)
Dundee City Campus / Online

Learn about current thinking and practice in higher education, and reflect upon your findings. Our tailored master's level course is suitable for working professionals at any career stage.

The course is accredited by Advance HE. If you are a member of staff at the University this means that you will be eligible to apply to Advance HE as an Associate Fellow or Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. If you are taking this course as an external participant, you will able to use your learning on the course to apply directly to Advance HE for professional recognition.

The course is delivered primarily online, with an orientation day at the start of each module. We will provide you with individual tutor support and access to a community of practice. You will also be able to draw upon your everyday practice and experiences to aid your learning.

You will develop a personal learning journey, with the support of your tutor, suited to your career stage and practice context. This means that in completing the full Certificate you can select the topics you would like to study that meet your own professional development needs.

We are committed to excellence in teaching. The PG Cert is underpinned by the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF, 2011) and reflects our expertise in the field.

Professional accreditation

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The course is also accredited by Advance HE and the Higher Education Academy (HEA)

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