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Award of Institutional Credit in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education


University of Greenwich Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences

Part time See Course Other, Masters Module See website for details

About the course

This Award of institutional Credit in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (ALTHE) is a Masters level, 20 credit programme and is an ideal first step towards a full teaching qualification in HE. This introduction to teaching, learning and assessment in HE is designed specifically for those with relatively little teaching such as fractional & part time staff and those who do training, teaching assistance or support roles as part of, or in addition to other professional roles. Specifically, it is aimed at those:

  • Who only have limited teaching responsibilities (eg. primarily research-focussed HE professionals)
  • Whose professional role is non-academic but still do some student-facing work (e.g. librarians; technicians)
  • Who would like to complete the PGCert HE but find appeal in

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Entry Requirements

Applicants should have:

A good honours degree or equivalent professional qualification

AND/OR qualifications and experience appropriate to their specialist area and sufficient to make them credible contenders for appointment to the higher education sector.

You will be required to provide written confirmation of 25 hours teaching at higher education level (4-7) during the period of registration, at least 10 hours of this to be in the first term; which may include a range of teaching activity, for instance, tutorials or one-to-one supervisions.

Your own institution/department should also supply an approved Mentor for the programme.


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