Rose Bruford College
Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: Theatre and Performing Arts PgCert
Rose Bruford College

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Why choose this course?

  • Enhance your career prospects

  • Become a more effective supporter of learning and share good practices in work-based learning

  • Pursue a direct route to Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy if you are either employed by Rose Bruford College, The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts or a staff member at an HEA affiliated institution.*

  • Enhance your work through critical reflection and participation in learning communities

Duration 1 year (part-time) - 6 study days and online with attendance at two major seminars

Term Start October 2022

Course Description This part time postgraduate programme is designed for full and part-time teachers and those who support learning in Higher Education in the performing arts disciplines of theatre, drama, dance, music, lighting, scenography and the digital arts. The programme is work based. Students utilise their own specific teaching practice to reflect upon learning and teaching issues in Higher Education so it is essential in order to undertake the course that you are actually teaching or supporting students at this level.

Six Study Days are scheduled throughout the year commencing with Induction in October. These face-to-face Study Days will be augmented by regular online interaction and self-directed study within your own work situations. Work- based teaching and research opportunities may be used as evidence for demonstrating the fulfilment of the programme learning outcomes.

This course accepts applications from learners who wish to take the programme by distance learning.

To view some of the online resources used within this programme please refer to our Reflecting on Learning and Teaching in the Performing Arts website: http://rltperformingarts.org/

*Pursue a direct route to Fellowship of the HEA. If you are employed by Rose Bruford College, The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts or a staff member at an HEA affiliated institution there will be no joining fee. If you are employed by a non-affiliated institution you are still eligible to become a Fellow, however you will be required to pay a joining fee.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
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Candidates should hold a recognised undergraduate degree and be actively working as a teacher or supporting learning in higher education.

Costs

Tuition Fees Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: Theatre and Performing Arts PgCert

Channel Islands £3250
Ireland £3250
EU £9000
England UK £3250
Northern Ireland £3250
Scotland £3250
Wales £3250
International £9000

Additional fee information

Please note that the tuition fees quoted are for October 2021 entry. The tuition fees for October 2022 entry have not been published yet.

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

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About Rose Bruford College

Rose Bruford College of Theatre & Performance (RBC) is a school specialised in teaching Drama, located in the South of London. RBC provides education based on all aspects of Drama production, ranging from Acting and Audio Production, to Lighting Design and Costume Production. Whatever your interest might be, the facilities and departments are in place at this college to provide for your particular needs.

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Where is this programme taught

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