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International Postgraduate Certificate in Education (iPGCE)

University of Sheffield

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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    University of Sheffield

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Enhance your professional performance by developing a deeper understanding of planning, teaching and assessment strategies, new technologies and links between practice, theory and research.

Course description

This course will help you develop a deep understanding of planning, teaching and assessment strategies, along with helping you to get the most out of new technologies.

It will help you to develop links between practice, theory and research through reflection on your own teaching, in order to enhance your professional performance.

Learning and teaching

The course is fully online. An introductory period during the first weeks of the course consists of reflective tasks, learning to use the library and online discussions, setting the expectations for the rest of the programme and ensuring all students begin the first module on a similar footing. Teaching and learning takes place at a variety of levels.

Assessment

Module one is assessed via two pieces of work (each 3,000 words). Module two consists of a report on a small-scale research project (equivalent to 6,000 words).

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 4,250per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Sheffield

  • University League Table

    28th

  • Campus address

    University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TN, England

As a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group, the university has a global reputation for research and teaching excellence.
Among the world's top 100 universities (QS World University Rankings 2020) Sheffield offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a wide range of subjects.
Located in the centre of the UK in a friendly and affordable city, the university has more than 29,000 students from over 150 different countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 81 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    127 64%

    27th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    51 51%

    77th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    19th

    17

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