University of Worcester
Learning and Teaching in Higher Education PgCert
University of Worcester

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

This part-time programme is specifically designed for those currently working in Higher Education. Our Postgraduate Certificate is an experiential, work-based learning programme which can be studied alongside your day job.

At Worcester the course consists of three modules which provide you with an opportunity to gain knowledge, understanding and capabilities in learning, teaching, assessment and academic practice.

Key features

  • The programme is supported through a series of interactive study sessions

  • We seek to develop practitioners with clear professional values, who understand teaching as facilitating learning and who are constantly seeking to improve their practice in a reflective, scholarly and theoretically informed way

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All other courses
    • 4.5
    • Foundation year
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, PgCert, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


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.

University Rankings

Positions of University of Worcester in top UK and global rankings.

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About University of Worcester

The University of Worcester (UW) is a publicly funded research university, located in Worcester, England. Dating back to 1946 as an Emergency Teacher Training College, it was only in 2005 that UW received official university status. The university’s main campus is known as St John’s and is where most of the courses take place, although those related to business, computing, marketing and management are taken on by the university’s secondary campus which is known as City Campus.

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Where is this programme taught

St John's Campus
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