Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE)

Falmouth University Flexible Learning, Falmouth University the United Kingdom

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The award

How long you will study
30 Weeks

Domestic course fees
GBP 2950

How you will study
part-time, online

Course starts
January, September, May

International course fees
GBP 2950

All study options

About Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education at Falmouth University Flexible Learning, Falmouth University

In today’s world of education, online tools, resources and interactions are becoming increasingly prevalent, and the e-learning environment is just as important an education platform as traditional face-to-face environments.

For any teaching professional to meet the ever-growing demand for online education, it’s essential to have the know-how to go beyond traditional face-to-face delivery and deliver quality education online.

Developed in consultation with education professionals and external professional bodies, Falmouth Flexible’s PGCHE course will equip you with the relevant skills, knowledge and expertise you need to confidently succeed in both online and face-to-face teaching and learning environments.

Thanks to the course’s online format, you’ll not only gain valuable insights which you can apply to your work immediately through the course’s ‘learning by doing’ approach – you’ll also be able to study flexibly online where and when it suits you.

The course is a great fit for your career goals if you’d like to:

  • Push the limits of your practice and support student learning by trying out new ideas and initiatives and taking risks within a safe, supportive environment
  • Become more confident in your practice and in your ability to respond to the rapidly-changing higher education sector and its growing emphasis on the student experience and the online environment
  • Interact with peers from around the world, with a range of backgrounds and disciplines, and gain new perspectives and ideas about teaching and learning practices
  • Develop your knowledge and skills in using online and blended learning delivery to support and enhance student learning
  • Gain an internationally-recognised qualification for teaching and learning in higher education

 The modules you’ll cover during the course are:

  • Supporting Student Learning
  • Developing Flexible Learning Environments

You can choose to: 

  • Study completely online;
  • Or study online and attend optional face-to-face networking events


Whichever option you choose, throughout your studies you’ll be supported by a team of industry experts who will guide your learnings through:

  • Online presentations to introduce you to key concepts
  • Small group and class discussions to encourage peer interaction and collaboration
  • Online critiques to test your knowledge and ideas, and as a valuable opportunity to get feedback from your peers and tutors
  • Individual and group tutorials
  • Independent study

Find out more about Falmouth Flexible’s online PGCHE.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardPGCHEHow you will studyPart-time, OnlineHow long you will study30 weeks
    Course startsJanuary, September, MayDomestic course feesGBP 2950International course feesGBP 2950

Entry requirements

To apply for this course, you should have:

  • An honours degree or Level 6 equivalent qualification
  • Proof of proficiency in English (an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in Reading, Speaking, Writing and Listening or equivalent proof) if English isn’t your first language

Within your application you will be expected to demonstrate sufficient previous and current practice in supporting student learning in Higher Education (HE). As a guideline, we expect applicants to be actively engaged in supporting student learning in HE for a minimum of 50 hours over the course’s duration, and be able to evidence this.

If you don’t have a degree, but you have relevant work experience, you might still be eligible to apply. Please contact us at: check your eligibility.

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