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Part time September PgCert 1 year part-time

About the course

Whether you’re a newly qualified or experienced member of staff teaching on higher education programmes, this course allows you to work towards being awarded your all-important Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)

Why Higher Education PgCert?

  • HEA Fellowship brings a range of benefits to develop and progress your career. It provides a valuable measure of success and is increasingly sought by employers across the higher education sector as a condition of appointment and promotion. Advance HE (formerly the Higher Education Academy) works with higher education providers and organisations to improve the professional experience of HE teachers through fellowships, accreditation, awards and professional development.
  • The Higher Education PgCert provides a flexible development

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Entry Requirements

You should have an Honours degree at 2:2 or above, or a professional equivalent.

All entrants must be teaching, supporting and assessing with higher education (National Qualifications Framework and the Qualifications and Credit Framework level 4 or above) and have an average of at least six hours teaching per week.

Applicants who already have Higher Education Academy (HEA) accreditation can enter the PgCert Higher Education award by taking the 20-credit module, the Inspire Conference. This module and route are only available to those who have HEA Fellowship.

Please visit our website for further information.


In 2020/21 the part-time tuition fee for UK and EU postgraduate students on this course will be £540 (Band 1) per 15 credit module and £1,080 (Band 1) per 30 credit module.

Please visit our website for further information or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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