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Arts Learning & Teaching in Higher Education – PG Dip

The PGDip ALTHE enables professionals at varying stages of their careers in the Arts to advance their understanding of learning and teaching in Higher Education settings.

The course runs simultaneously alongside your work commitments and fits flexibly around your working hours, no matter where you are based, so you can deepen your knowledge of Arts HE without interrupting your career.

You can expect to gain:

  • Evidence of your expertise and development within learning and teaching practice.
  • Knowledge of curriculum design within clear academic frameworks.
  • Increased confidence in your practice.
  • An ability to use action research and reflexive practice as mechanisms for change and development.
  • An ability to think creatively and from an evidence base about how to improve education and learner support within and beyond your practice.

Modules are underpinned by the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF).

Successful completion of the two-year Postgraduate Diploma leads to the award of a Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (Advance HE).

To find out more about this course, visit the school website.


Awarding body

University of Kent

School contact details

Northern School of Contemporary Dance
98 Chapeltown Road
Leeds, LS7 4BH

Tel +44 (0)113 219 3000





All applications are direct to the school. For more information on the application process visit how to apply.