MA and CPD Programmes

 

MA in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

Keele’s MA in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education is a part-time, in-service programme that involves the completion of the modules outlined below.

The programme is open to anyone who is teaching in Higher Education, with a good honours degree and the active support of their Head of School or line manager. A teaching mentor is also required for the TLHEP modules, to be allocated by the applicants line manager.

For a copy of the MA Course Profile please contact academicdevelopment@keele.ac.uk

 

Year 1 - Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (TLHEP)

Participants complete two modules in one year, EDU-40086 Teaching Reflectively in Higher Education (Semester 1) and EDU-40090 Design and Development in Higher Education (Semester 2). Together these offer a foundation in the practice and theory of classroom teaching in different Higher Education contexts. The modules have been mapped to the UK Professional Standards Framework and successful completion of both allows participants to be awarded Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy. Participants may also elect to leave the programme with the exit award of Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education.

For more information on these modules please contact Robert Stannard (Programme Director), r.a.stannard@keele.ac.uk or academicdevelopment@keele.ac.uk

  

Year 2 - Teaching and Learning with Technology (TaLwT)

The diploma stage in the programme comprises two modules. The first module, EDU-40093 Technology Enhanced Learning, explores contemporary theory, practice and tensions involved in teaching and learner support using social media, virtual and managed learning environments, assistive and mobile technology and classroom ICT. Module 2, EDU-40092 Learning Technology Project, extends and consolidates the learning on Technology Enhanced Learning by exploring the application of technology to teaching practice. Participants may elect to leave the programme with the exit award of a Postgraduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education.

Please note: These modules are also available as a 1 year stand alone PG Certificate.

For more information on these modules or the stand alone PG Certificate please contact Georgina Spencer (Programme Lead), g.spencer@keele.ac.uk Matt Street (Learning Technology Officer), m.j.street@keele.ac.uk or academicdevelopment@keele.ac.uk

 

Year 3 - Action Research Project

The capstone module of the MA in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education is the 60 credit action research dissertation (EDU-40017). Participants spend a semester exploring educational research practices and methods as training for their won study. They determine a project for investigation, independently or collaboratively with colleagues and/or students using action research as the underpinning philosophy or methodology. Projects are all required to follow University of Keele ethical procedures.

For more information on this module please contact Jackie Potter (Programme Director), j.a.potter@keele.ac.uk or academicdevelopment@keele.ac.uk

 

Making an Application

To apply for 2017/18 entry please click here. The deadline for applications is Thursday 21 September 2017

For support with the application process please contact academicdevelopment@keele.ac.uk

Please note: There is a separate application for the Practice Teacher Programme (NMC) and MA in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (with NMC Registered Teacher Status). Please see further information below.

 

MA in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (with NMC Registered Teacher Status) & Practice Teacher Programme (NMC)

Two new programmes have recently been developed to meet the needs of busy healthcare professionals. They are

  • Practice Teacher Programme (NMC)
  • MA in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (with NMC Registered Teacher Status)

These programmes combine modules from the MA in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education with additional modules administrated by the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

Please follow the links below to find out more information and to make an application:

Practice Teacher Programme (NMC) - This exciting and innovative programme uses classroom and practice based learning to prepare postgraduate students for their role as Practice Teacher.

Modules studied in this programme include: EDU-40086 Teaching Reflectively in Higher Education and NUR-40057 Practice Teacher Professional Portfolio. Students are required to successfully complete both modules to achieve the Practice Teacher status.

MA in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (with NMC Registered Teacher Status) - This exciting and innovative course uses classroom and practice based learning to prepare postgraduate students for their role as NMC Registered Teacher.

Modules studied in this programme are exactly the same as the MA in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education with the addition of module NUR-40058 Registered Teacher Professional Portfolio.

For more information in relation these programmes, please contact nursing.cpd@keele.ac.uk

 

Professional Recognition and The UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF)

Participants who successfully complete the module, Teaching Reflectively in Higher Education, gain Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (Descriptor 1 of the UKPSF). Participants who complete the module Teaching Reflectively in Higher Education and Design and Development in Higher Education gain Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (Descriptor 2 of the UKPSF). For further information please contact the Programme Administrator, Stephanie Wainwright s.e.wainwright@keele.ac.uk

The HEA CPD Route is an alternative pathway to all four types of HEA Fellowship and is open to all Keele Staff. For more information on the UK Professional Standards Framework, please click here