Postgraduate Certificate in Education (International)


Program Description

  • Start dates: Monthly Intakes
  • Study mode: Online learning
  • Awarded by: Liverpool John Moores University
  • Financing: Partial Scholarships Available

Postgraduate Certificate in Education (International)*

The programme aims:

  • To develop informed, knowledgeable, outstanding teachers, espousing creativity and research-informed teaching through deliberate practice.
  • To develop students' critical reflection and reflexivity within the field of education and schooling, through analysis, synthesis and evaluation of evidence, theory and practice.
  • To enable students to access, assess and effectively apply educational research, advanced scholarship and new insights from the discipline of education (and other related disciplines) in the classroom.
  • To develop an understanding of the factors that influence effective, inclusive curriculum design and pedagogy and impact on pupils/learners.
  • To provide an opportunity for students to achieve their full academic potential at Level 7, through study encouraging self-motivation, self-awareness and application of initiative.
  • To encourage professional accountability informed by an understanding of the evidence-based practice.


Further your career prospects/

Enhancing your employability and career progression is at the very heart of this programme. It offers excellent opportunities to enhance your employability and career progression through your developing skills and confidence.

You will be able to enter or progress in a range of careers where education is central to practice and organisational purpose. You may go on to undertake roles in: policy work; arts education; educational leadership; community-based education; learning, development and support; schools; adult, further and higher education; local authorities/central government; diplomacy and international projects; educational research; NGOs and educational consultancy.

*Subject to validation

Why choose Liverpool John Moores University?

Study online from Liverpool John Moores University for a highly respected Master's degree and get the opportunity to earn a Unicaf Scholarship to advance your career.


Excellent employability record with 96% (HESA 2017) of our postgraduates in work.

Quality Assurance Agency

The first university to receive two commended judgements from the Quality Assurance Agency.


Ranked 61st for world-leading and internationally excellent research.

Online learning

E-learning system: Your online course experience will take place on an advanced learning management system designed to facilitate the optimal learning experience for students.

Tutor Support: Your Student Adviser will walk you through the entire process upfront and will be there to support you every step of the way from the first contact to graduation.

Online Classroom: The online learning experience will include extensive participation and interaction with faculty and fellow students.

Maximise your skills and employability

Gain new skills: Learn to communicate ideas at an advanced level, deliver work to a given length, format, brief and deadline, properly referencing sources and ideas and adopting a problem-solving approach demonstrating professionalism.

Future employment: Throughout the Master’s degree key aspects will be taught which will help students with their future career.

Improve your chances: A Master’s degree can improve your chances of landing a job interview.

Entry requirements

  •  An accredited UK 2.2 Honours degree or international equivalent.
  •  Official transcripts from all universities, colleges institutions attended.
  •  English Proficiency: IELTS 6.0 or international equivalent.
  •  Personal Statement.
  •  Up to date CV.
  •  Two references (academic or professional).

Application process

  •  Firstly, fill the form.
  •  Then, an Adviser from the university you applied for will call you.
  •  Our admissions team will then reach out to you to schedule an interview, to discuss the admissions procedure and to help you with your scholarship application.
Last updated May 2020

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