Develop the expertise to support you within your role in both digital and face-to-face teaching and learning contexts. Engage with your peers and scholarship and develop as a creative, confident, competent and committed practitioner, able to learn from both your own work and examples of best practice.
Benefit from our ‘learning by doing’ approach and discover through your own learning experience, what it’s like to learn and teach, both face-to-face and online.
The PGCHE has been designed in consultation with education professionals and external bodies for professional teaching and learning practice, such as the Higher Education Academy (HEA).
As the sector places more and more emphasis on the student experience, effective teaching and learning practice is taking centre stage.
This creates a need for both academics and support staff that are confident and qualified in the teaching they deliver.
You may be:
Starting a teaching career within Higher Education and wish to gain an award that is increasingly considered mandatory for applicants to jobs in the sector
With Falmouth Flexible, you access your course content, interactions with other students and tutors, and learning resources, through Canvas, an easy-to-use online platform.
You can access the course wherever you are in the world, and you can stop, pause and rewind lectures whenever you want.
Engaging learning activities will help you apply theory to practice. They could include:
All assessments are taken and submitted online.
You will be assessed through written coursework and practical activities, such as:
If your first language is not English, you'll need to take one of the following tests to verify your proficiency:
We also accept a range of equivalent recognised English language qualifications. Candidates without a degree or formal qualification are still encouraged to apply.
What you’ll learn Investigate current theories, concepts and practices within higher education, and explore and develop the ways you can support student learning in a variety of different learning environments.
Course structure You will need to complete two 30-credit modules (60 credits in total). Both modules are compulsory and must be passed to complete the award.
Please note the module orders are subject to change.
Module one Supporting Student Learning (30 credits)
Module two Developing Flexible Learning Environments (30 credits)