Postgraduate Certificate Higher Education - Postgrado en Educación Superior
This course is approved by the Higher Education Academy and affords Fellowship status on completion.
The PgC is based on the eight domains of practice outlined by the NMC. For each of these domains, you will explore approaches to the learning of individuals and groups. Assessment is through a portfolio of work-based evidence that includes some academic writing. This is followed by the PgD and MSc stages of the award, which you can tailor to develop your knowledge and practice for a range of contexts. You will have choice and flexibility in your module choices and the dissertation.
Licenciado/Título de Ingeniero/Título de Arquitecto with an average of 6.0-6.9, Aprobado or above
English language qualifications:
GCSE pass in English at Grade C or above
IELTS with an average overall score 6.5 with at least a 5.5 in each component
TOEFL IBT minimum score 88
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): exams taken from January 2015 – overall score of 176 with at least 162 in each component; exams taken before January 2015 – Grade C and no less than borderline in each skill
Trinity College English Language qualifications: ISE III Pass for postgraduate taught courses and research applications
City and Guild’s IESOL/ISESOL tests at expert and mastery levels (C2 and C1) for the majority of postgraduate programmes
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) with a minimum of 67 points in each elemen
Don’t worry if you do not meet these requirements, we run a number of courses to prepare you for academic studies.
You will study the following modules:
Facilitating and Assessing Individual Learning
Designing, Facilitating and Assessing Group Learning
Learning Through Simulation
Theory and Models of Clinical Supervision
Educational Effectiveness and Improvement
You will also complete a dissertation, the format and topic of which will be negotiated and agreed with your tutor.
Learning and teaching methods
You will learn through a variety of study methods such as small group learning, problem based learning, project work and individual academic supervision. You may also take part in e-forums and some modules are facilitated through e-learning.
All exit awards support personal and professional development. Having completed this award, a number of graduates have been rewarded with promotion and career development opportunities.