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

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Further your professional development as a teacher or lecturer in higher education. Reinforce your practice with theory to have a greater impact on teaching and learning in the sector.

Whether you are new or experienced in teaching in higher education, our highly interactive distance learning PG Cert Learning and Teaching in Higher Education will support you to reflect on your own practice, learn from sharing practice with others, and develop an understanding of educational models that frame higher education in contemporary university settings.

Throughout the course, you'll be taught by our experienced team of active researchers in education, ensuring you can incorporate the most up to date theories and strategies into your teaching practice.

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Course options

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

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Outstanding student support

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 will give you a range of skills and knowledge to enhance your professional practice as a teacher and help you further your career by focussing on the very latest issues and techniques.

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

By focussing on your continuing professional development, you'll also discover opportunities 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 one of our MA Education degrees or ultimately a PhD in Education. Take advantage of our Alumni Scholarship and save money on your fees.

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Improve your employability, progress in your career, and take on an intellectual challenge with our flexible postgraduate degrees.

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Over the past ten years, more than 10,000 students in 96 countries have studied online with ARU.

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