Higher Education Practice

Postgraduate Certificate




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Entry requirements

Admission to the course is by direct application to the Centre for Educational Development

To be eligible for the course you must be employed (at least part-time) in a teaching and/ or learner support role within higher education. Participants will normally have at least a first degree awarded by an approved UK or overseas university, or a professional qualification

You must demonstrate that you have sufficient breadth, depth and quantity of teaching and/or learner support practice within your professional role to enable you to show engagement with the range of areas of professional activity required of the UK Professional Standards Framework

Participants who have previously been enrolled as associate students to study the module 'Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (GTAs and P/T Tutors)' will be permitted to proceed onto the full programme only if they satisfy the normal entry requirements for the programme. If such participants do move onto the full programme they will need to study the remaining two modules: Inclusive Curriculum Design and Teaching Practice and Professional Development.

English language requirements

IELTS at 6.0 or the equivalent.


If you do not meet the IELTS requirement, you can take a University of Bradford pre-sessional English course. See the Language Centre for more details »

This is the current course information. Modules and course details may change, subject to the University's programme approval, monitoring and review procedures. The University reserves the right to alter or withdraw courses, services and facilities as described on our website without notice and to amend Ordinances, Regulations, fees and charges at any time. Students should enquire as to the up-to-date position when applying for their course of study.