Learning and Teaching - 2017/8

Awarding body

University of Surrey

Teaching institute

University of Surrey

Framework

FHEQ Level 6

Final award and programme/pathway title

Grad Cert Learning and Teaching

Professional recognition

Higher Education Academy (HEA)

Modes of study

Route code Credits and ECTS Credits
Part-time USX51001 60 credits and 30 ECTS credits

JACs code

X342

QAA Subject benchmark statement (if applicable)

Other internal and / or external reference points

N/A

Faculty and Department / School

Education PSG - Higher Education

Programme Leader

LYGO-BAKER SN Dr (Higher Ed.)

Date of production/revision of spec

22/09/2017

Educational aims of the programme

The overall aim of the Certificate is to develop participants' understanding of theories of learning and teaching, to enhance reflection on how these underpin effective practice in higher education and help evaluation of past, present and future activity. The programme emphasises the integration of conceptual knowledge, practical capability and personal development.

Develop participant knowledge , skills and understanding of academic practice within Higher Education

Broaden participant understanding of learning and teaching strategies and enhance their capacity to select appropriately and implement these effectively

Develop participant understanding of the depth and breadth of literature on academic practice at generic and discipline level

Enhance participant understanding and appreciation of ethical issues and boundaries within learning and teaching

Develop participant ability to analyse and reflect upon the dynamics between theory and practice

Enable each participant to apply their developing knowledge when planning their professional and personal development

Programme learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Knowledge of conceptual models, theories and vocabulary in the subjects covered in the programme K
Knowledge of educational theory and practice in a variety of contexts and the ability to examine these and draw supported conclusions K
Examine practice to provide responses to problems and redefine knowledge to establish and apply new approaches to situations encountered in practice K
Independently analyse different approaches and accurately assess work of own and others K
Able to examine complex knowledge and make confident selections to enable effective practice C
Able to negotiate with others, engage with his or her peers to reflect on practice in order to suggest and undertake change C
Assess the impact of complex action and policy and evaluate its contribution to current practice C
Examine information about individuals, groups, programmes and institutions in order to develop appropriate learning and teaching strategies C
The ability to design and implement courses and programmes of study, including evaluation, assessment and monitoring of student progress P
Demonstrate the management/facilitation of the learning process in a variety of contexts P
Reflect upon and demonstrate understanding one's own professional practice P
Demonstrate teaching proficiency P
Autonomous learning T
Ability to provide and receive constructive feedback orally and in writing T
Take responsibility for personal and professional development T
Work effectively as part of a small team towards common goals T

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Programme structure

Part-time

This programme is studied part-time over 18 months consisting of 60 credits at FHEQ level 6. All modules are worth 15 credits.

Programme Adjustments (if applicable)

N/A

Modules

Year 1 - FHEQ Level 6

Optional modules for Year 1 - FHEQ Level 6

N/A

Quality assurance

The Regulations and Codes of Practice for taught programmes can be found at:

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/quality-enhancement-standards

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.