Academic Practice (PgCert)

University of Strathclyde


This course is a flexible, academic development degree. You'll study part-time, across one or two years. It's ideal for university knowledge exchange professionals, academics, and researchers. If you're looking to enhance your academic and professional understanding of knowledge exchange, this is the course for you.

The course takes a broad view of the role of academics in higher education. You'll delve into the themes, policies, opportunities and challenges that drive teaching and learning, research, and knowledge exchange activity. You're also encouraged to draw from your own area or discipline, and explore your personal development across teaching, research and knowledge exchange in higher education.

Entry Requirements

An Honours degree or an equivalent qualification.

Start Date



Postgraduate Master's

Study Method

Blended learning

Course Length

1-2 years


Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences



SCQF Level


Career Sectors

College or University Lecturing

Education Support

Primary School Teaching

Secondary School Teaching

Teaching - Other