Why choose this course
If you’re already able to inspire others while leading a department or division, our PGCert in Management Education could help you transition into the captivating world of teaching.
On this course, you’ll learn through Surrey Business School’s Centre for Management Learning, a pioneering hub of research in the theory and practice of management. You’ll receive relevant and industry-informed teaching, preparing you for a successful career in educating the next generation of management talent.
What you will study
Created to give professional managers a route into teaching, this PGCert is the first postgraduate course of its kind in the UK to offer a credit-bearing qualification.
Taught by distance learning, this course will teach you how to use your hard-earned knowledge and experience to motivate others within a teaching environment.
Over the course of six months, you’ll gain the necessary skills and know-how to inspire the next generation of managers. On graduation, you’ll have the understanding and confidence required to teach in higher education or as an independent management learning consultant.
Convenient, accessible and in-depth, your studies will involve a combination of our virtual learning environment, personal advisers and a three-day summer school to conclude the course.
Attendance and location
By choosing our course, you can expect to study:
Online through distance learning for modules one, two and three
At our Stag Hill campus for module four (the summer school).
Modules listed are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that modules may be subject to teaching availability, student demand and/or class size caps.
The University operates a credit framework for all taught programmes based on a 15-credit tariff. Modules can be either 15, 30, 45 or 60 credits, and additionally for some masters dissertations, 90 credits.
Innovation and Leadership in Management Education
Introduction to Management Education
Management Education in Practice
Theoretical Foundations in Management Education
A 2:2 UK honours degree, or a recognised equivalent international qualification, with at least five years of work experience in a management or middle management role.
Alternatively, we'll also consider you if you have evidence of relevant continuing professional development and at least seven year's experience in a management role.