University of West London

Course Introduction

The Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice is aimed at members of academic staff new to teaching in UK higher education.The course is based on scholarly reflection of your current teaching practice and gives you opportunities to engage in a dialogue with peers and tutors from a wide range of disciplines providing a good foundation for developing your teaching career.

The course also enables nurses and midwives to obtain the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) teacher status and to record this with the NMC. Nurse teacher status enables staff to follow teaching career pathways both within the Higher Educational context and within clinical settings.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Part Time
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert

Qualifications required:

  • Applicants must have a degree or equivalent professional knowledge related to the intended area of teaching/practice. Applicants must be teaching in Higher Education or in a work-based Higher Education setting in the UK.