Academic Practice (Taught) University of Glasgow

This Postgraduate Certificate, which includes the ‘Teaching and Supervision’ courses provides a route for academic staff to show fulfilment of the UK Professional Standards Framework for teaching and supporting learning in higher education.

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert

  • Study mode


  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Start date

    September 2017

  • Duration

    24 months

Course details


Students take 2 core courses (which from the tsc) and 2 optional courses; core courses; learning and teaching in higher education; developing effictive supervision practices. Optional courses: course and curriculum design; evaluation of teaching practice; principles of assessment and feedback; research supervisions; teaching methodologies including, lecturing, small group work and online learning.

Assessment method

Students are assessed through reflective and evidence-based case studies on elements of current practice.

Continued Professional Development (CPD)

This course offers Continued Professional Development. CPD courses allow you to develop your skills and knowledge relevant to your career path.

Entry requirements

Applicants normally hold an academic position at the University of Glasgow and are required to undertake some teaching duties in order to successfully complete the programme. Applications from individuals in other higher education institutions are considered, subject to the availability.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £1,209 Credit
International £1,209 Credit
England £1,209 Credit
Northern Ireland £1,209 Credit
Scotland £1,209 Credit
Wales £1,209 Credit

Additional fee information

The fee is £1209 per 30 credits