Studies in Higher Education

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education) Portfolio has developed a suite of programs that offer university teachers the opportunity to reflect on educational theory and student learning research from the perspective of their own teaching experiences. These programs are designed to support staff at various stages in their career.


Beginning to Teach

A blended program to develop the teaching capability of UNSW Early Career Researchers (ECRs) and Higher Degree Research candidates (HDRs) with little or no experience of teaching.

Foundations of University Learning and Teaching Program (FULT)

A blended program that aims to help UNSW teaching staff increase their understanding and develop skills and confidence in their teaching practice by drawing from reflection, experience of peers and educational literature.

Graduate Certificate in University Learning and Teaching (GCULT)

Focuses on the development of teaching capability in Higher Education. This 4 course program is designed to help both new and experienced University teachers develop a scholarly approach to teaching.

Master of Education (Higher Education)

A program that provides an opportunity to explore the context, purpose, and role of higher education as well as contemporary issues in relevant theory and practice through a range of courses covering adult learning, curriculum, leadership and change, philosophy, policy and research methodologies.

Learning to Teach Online MOOC

A free online course that offers a personalised approach in developing a working understanding of successful online teaching strategies.