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Professional and Higher Education (PgCert)

Queen Margaret University

Content

This course is for people who teach and support learning at higher education level (SCQF Level 7 or higher), whether within a university, college or other professional setting and will enable you to become effective in facilitating and enhancing learning experiences. Delivered fully online, it allows you to fit study around your other commitments.

This course is dynamic, interactive and work related. It has been designed in response to the continuing professional development (CPD) needs of professionals with an educational role, for example nurses and midwives, allied health professionals, social workers, doctors, lecturers in any discipline and professional services staff.

The course will develop your understanding and skills of: facilitation of learning, assessment and feedback, curriculum design and quality assurance and using technology to enhance learning. You will learn about theories of education that support learning and be able to reflect on and apply your learning to your own workplace practices.

Entry Requirements

Honours degree or equivalent. Candidates with alternative qualifications and appropriate relevant professional experience may be considered. You should have an existing teaching role in your workplace at undergraduate level or above.

Candidates who do not have standard entry requirements may be asked to submit a formative essay to demonstrate the knowledge and skills required at this level.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

1-4 years

Faculty

School of Health Sciences

Department

Health Professions

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.qmu.ac.uk

Career Sectors

College or University Lecturing

Education Support

Primary School Teaching

Secondary School Teaching

Teaching - Other