Academic Practice (Taught) University of Gloucestershire


Undertake research and scholarship in academic practice and develop research-informed academic practice. This course aims to develop students' understanding of key aspects of academic practice in higher education, including the principles and processes of learning and teaching, and the various external and institutional factors impacting upon academic practice. Provide opportunities for you to undertake research and scholarship in academic practice, with a view to developing research-informed academic practice. Develop your ability to undertake curriculum design and development, teaching, learning support, assessment and evaluation in higher education in order to enhance the student learning experience. Enable you to reflect critically upon your academic practice and to plan your own continuing professional development. For each of the two modules there is a two day teaching block and five two hour workshops. There is also a three week e-tutoring online course which will require around five hours of your time each week at your convenience.

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Park Campus

  • Start date

    January 2018

  • Duration

    1 year

Entry requirements

A good Honours Degree or similar professional qualification, and a teaching commitment in higher education (of at least 40 hours teaching over the duration of the course).

English language requirements

In order to demonstrate your ability to study with us, you will need to produce evidence of an acceptable score on an approved English language test such as IELTS. Find out more about English language entry requirements​ for the university degree courses. We run four-week and 10-week pre-sessional English language courses and university preparation courses, in partnership with INTO, to help you prepare for undergraduate or postgraduate study.

English Language requirments

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £2,000 Whole course
International £4,500 Whole course
England £2,000 Whole course
Northern Ireland £2,000 Whole course
Scotland £2,000 Whole course
Wales £2,000 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.