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Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCertHighE)

This course is available

Online

Level of Study

Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma

Duration

1 year

Summary

The Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCertHighE) is a qualification for those who teach tertiary students in universities and polytechnics. It is a part-time programme consisting of two 30 point papers that can be completed in a minimum of one year and a maximum of three. Students can continue and complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education (PGDipHighE).

The Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCertHighE) is also available through Distance Learning.

Programme requirements

Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCertHighE)

Papers

HEDU 501 Critical Reflection on Higher Education

HEDU 502 Learning Theory and Practice in Higher Education

Note: HEDU 501, HEDU 502 are also available through Distance Learning.

Duration of the Programme

The programme is "self paced" and students may negotiate the duration of study for each paper within the following:

a. A candidate shall normally follow a part-time programme of study of not less than one academic year.

b. A candidate shall satisfy the requirements for the certificate within three years of admission to the programme.

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