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Course summary

Ideal for early career academic and support staff or experienced staff looking to update their practice, this course provides the primary source for continuing professional development at the University of Wolverhampton. Learning, teaching and assessment are placed into focus, mindful of practical working needs in teaching and supporting roles. You will develop your classroom practice – including e-learning – within a framework of current andragogical theory, enhancing your employability in Higher Education fields. Also available to external candidates practicing in either higher or professional education environments, the programme employs a flipped learning approach, offering dynamic face-to-face peer and tutor-led activities in tandem with a rich online learning environment, working to facilitate individual reflection, reading and scholarship. Completion of the course will result in a valid, recognised qualification in higher education practices, as well as a pathway for recognition at either Associate/Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a qualification allied to professional status with the national body for higher education practitioners.

How to apply

International applicants


Entry requirements

To hold a good honours Degree (normally a 2:2 or above). Active teaching throughout the course in a Higher Education setting (at least 24 hours) and specifically 10 hours teaching over the first two semesters in the year of entry. 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.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Academic Practice in Higher Education at University of Wolverhampton - UCAS