Working within the higher education (HE) sector to develop and share knowledge with students, peers and external stakeholders
7 (equivalent to master’s degree)
- Typical length
- 18 months
- Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
Set by employer. Candidates will usually be expected to have a postgraduate degree level (level 7) qualification in an area of disciplinary specialism
- What apprentices will learn
- developing innovative forms of teaching for students working towards higher learning
- development of the art or science of teaching through research and professional practices
- assessment methodologies
- supporting learning for diverse groups of learners
- operating as a principal investigator
- managing research projects and budgets
- identifying research opportunities
Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must have achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C). Apprentices with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement, must have achieved entry level 3 English and maths.
- Professional registration
Apprentices who have completed their apprenticeship will be eligible for recognition as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
- End-Point Assessment
- More Information
The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.