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Course summary

Why study PGCert Higher Education at Middlesex University? The PGCert Higher Education is a vital developmental qualification for both new members of academic staff who are just embarking on a career in Higher Education, as well as those who may have been teaching for a while but have had no formal guidance in learning and teaching strategies. It is mandatory for all new members of academic staff 0.5 FTE and above who join the University, and should be undertaken within the first two years of service. You will not need to undertake the programme if you have achieved a similar, recognised qualification at another institution. Successful completion of the full programme confers Fellowship of the Advanced HE (formerly HEA) on members of staff.


Pedagogy in Higher Education (15 credits) - Compulsory Philosophy and Policy of Higher Education (15 credits) - Compulsory Pedagogy and Practice in Higher Education (15 credits) - Compulsory Psychology of Learning in Higher Education (15 credits) - Compulsory

Entry requirements

2:2 or above in an appropriate subject with an applied quantitative element

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5With at least 6.0 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)87With at least 21 in Listening & writing
PTE Academic58With at least 51 in all components

Visit our general entry requirements page, by clicking on the link below, to see how these points can be achieved from our acceptable level 3 qualifications and the combinations which are welcomed by Middlesex University, including GCSE requirements.

Entry Qualifications

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Higher Education at Middlesex University - UCAS