As a teaching professional at university level, you'll appreciate that opportunities for personal and professional development can be rare. This course offers you the chance to gain an accredited qualification through up to two years' part-time, work-based study, concentrating on the key subjects relating to learning, teaching and assessment in Higher Education.
This course aims to develop familiarity with the principles of higher education curriculum design, planning and provision. You'll explore motivations for student learning and assessment methods, plus the links between research and teaching. Ultimately, you will produce a piece of extended professional analysis and critique that will demonstrate your development over the course.
Through this course, you'll gain a number of teaching-oriented skills that will enhance your day to day working life, as well as your career prospects. You'll develop the ability to critically evaluate rapidly changing contexts of higher education, as well as a student-centred approach to your role as an educational practitioner. Personal evaluation skills and the ability to effectively explore and debate relevant issues will also be nurtured.