Academic Development Programmes

This section contains information to support you in your teaching role, including opportunities to develop your knowledge, skills and expertise and gain qualifications in learning and teaching in higher education. 
In 2018-19 we are teaching out the Teaching for ResearchersCPS and PG Cert programmes and our Framework for Academic Development Programmes provides an overview of programmes available for enrolment. See below the programme titles, content, requirements for completion, credits and any relevant accreditation. 



Requirements for Completion


Introduction to Learning & Teaching

- Induction to teaching at Liverpool
Optional Modules:
- Introduction to Demonstrating
- Advanced Demonstrator session

Non-credit bearing blended workshops  An essential introduction to those new to teaching 

Aimed at those early in their HE teaching career with limited prior teaching experience

- Introduction to Supporting Student Learning
- Developing Reflective Practice

Non-credit bearing blended workshops, online resources, support and workplace learning 

HEA Associate Fellow

Aimed at colleagues with substantive and significant teaching responsibilities

ADEV700: Developing Academic Practice
ADEV701: Individual Investigation
2 compulsory modules 60 credits at level 7 and
HEA Fellow

Aimed at those with an interest in exploring the relationship between theory, policy and practice in HE

EDEV200: Theory and Practice in Learning and Teaching
EDEV201: Research Methods for Professional Practice
EDEV403 or EDEV406: Optional Module

Successful completion of PGCAP or equivalent plus two compulsory and one optional module  120 credits at level 7

Following from the PG Dip LTHE, aimed at those wanting to further develop skills in carrying out publishable educational research

-EDEV300: Dissertation Successful completion of PG Dip LTHE or equivalent plus dissertation  180 credits at level 7

Available to colleagues with three or more years’ experience of teaching in HE

- Reviewing experience and current expertise in learning and teaching, and planning further development
- Engaging in relevant CPD, and ultimately applying for HEA Fellowship
Successful application for a HEA Fellowship at the appropriate level according to applicant experience HEA Associate Fellow, Fellow, Senior Fellow or Principal Fellow

To find out more about HEA Fellowships, visit the Higher Education Academy Fellowship pages.