About the Programme
The Postgraduate Certificate in Education (International) is a part-time, distance learning programme of professional enrichment for teachers working in countries other than the UK.
The PGCEi is relevant to all curricula. It focuses on the improvement of individual teaching practice through critical reflection and research on practice. It also enables you to compare teaching approaches in different countries and develop a global approach to education.
The course comprises a face-to-face introductory event, where you will meet your Nottingham-based tutor and fellow students. This is followed by online distance learning with individual tutor support.
The University of Nottingham PGCEi is one of the leading courses of its type. The programme is offered by a truly international university and runs in 14 locations around the world.
When you join the PGCEi courses for teachers at the University of Nottingham you will be committing to an investment in your own future. Your decision to join the online PGCEi programme will be one of the most important decisions you will ever make. If you are the kind of person who demands first-rate academic standards, are willing to have some of your basic educational beliefs challenged, and are ready for the hard work involved you will find studying the PGCEi programme to be an enormously rewarding and enriching experience.The PGCEi courses also support candidates in developing specific teaching and learning skills which enable both new trainees and experienced teachers to extend their skills as effective educators.
- The University of Nottingham
Applicants are required to:
- Must be currently teaching and have access to a classroom;
- Be committed to developing their teaching and learning skills in the field of education;
- Be graduates of an approved university or other institution of higher education; Hold at least a second class honours degree; or be holders of an approved professional qualification deemed equivalent to an honours degree;
- Applicants for whom English is not their first language, nor the medium of instruction of their first degree in approved contexts, must have achieved a British Council IELTS average final score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in any element no more than two years prior to admission;
- Applicants with lesser qualifications may be considered for ‘exceptional entry’. If you do not meet these requirements you may inquire about the non-standard entry.