The course is accredited by the Higher Education Academy (HEA) which confers professional recognition for participants who are members of staff at the University of Dundee. External participants will be in a position to use their learning on the programme in a direct application to the HEA for professional recognition. The University Of Dundee views excellence in teaching and support of the student learning experience as key activities and the provision of a high quality PG Certificate in Academic Practice, underpinned by the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF, 2011), reflects Dundee’s expertise in this field. Aimed at working professionals, the programme is delivered by distance learning through online resources, Topic Units, individual tutor support, a peer community of practice and a reflexive assessment mode, facilitating your learning from everyday practice and experiences.
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
Modules may include: the associate module; the fellowship module part 1; the fellowship module part 2; facilitating learning; developing and evaluating your teaching; assessment and feedback. You can then choose your topic units from currently available modules including: the flexible learner; developing and evaluating your teaching; assessment and feedback; inter-professional learning; internationalising the curriculum; developing as a supervisor; leadership in learning and teaching; scholarship of teaching and learning; collaborative working; nursing and midwifery option; negotiated study.
Applicants need to be actively engaged in teaching and/or facilitating learning (but do not need to be a lecturer). Plus be able to demonstrate the ability to work at Master's level. Please check our website for English language requirements.