PG Cert Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (non FHEA)

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Continue your professional development as a teacher or lecturer in higher education. Support your practice with theory and make positive contributions to teaching and learning in the sector.

Whether you are new or experienced in teaching in higher education, our course is for you.

ARU’s PG Cert Learning and Teaching in Higher Education is a highly interactive distance learning course taught by active researchers in education.

Studying part-time, you’ll be exposed to the very best teaching practice by our experienced team.

We’ll encourage you to reflect on your own practice, learn from sharing practice with others, and develop an understanding of educational models framing higher education in contemporary university settings.

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Application deadline: Applications for September will close on 31 August Applications for January will close on 15 December.

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Join our postgraduate student community and:

  • benefit from award-winning learning facilities, including extensive library and IT resources
  • learn from expert staff who will guide your research interests and career development
  • receive full support from our Employability Service, while you're studying with us and after you graduate
  • access support, should you need it, with study skills, health and wellbeing, and more.


Our PG Cert Learning and Teaching in Higher Education gives you a range of skills and knowledge that will enhance your professional practice as a teacher.

You will gain the transferable skills to communicate, research and apply relevant teaching knowledge and understanding to practice.

Our course focus on continuing professional development also gives you the opportunity to develop your own evidence-based practice.

Graduation doesn’t have to be the end of your time with us. You could choose to continue your academic career with our MA Education or ultimately a Professional Doctorate in Education. Take advantage of our Alumni Scholarship and save money on your fees.

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