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Postgraduate Certificate in Education (International) PgCert

University of Strathclyde

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    University of Strathclyde

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    JAN, SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Why this course?

The University of Strathclyde has a rich history of teaching and innovation. This programme builds on the international research strengths of the School of Education in the areas of children and childhood, equity and social justice, pedagogy and curriculum policy and teachers and teacher education.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Education (International) is a one-year part-time teacher education course which will prepare you to teach in international settings. The course aims to develop your knowledge and skills of reflecting on your own professional experience by linking theory to practice. You can choose a specialised area: Early Years, Primary Education, Secondary Education (subject-specific), according to your interests and experience.

The course content draws on expertise from our existing teacher education courses including the BA Primary Education, PGDE Primary and Secondary, PgCert Educational Issues & Impact, and the MSc TESOL and Intercultural Communication.

The programme also offers a route into a full Masters degree and a research-orientated career.

Assessment

The programme will be assessed by written assignments, presentations, video analysis, practical team and individual projects.

Careers

Our students are already working in educational settings as early-career teachers or teaching assistants prior to undertaking this programme.

Those who successfully complete the programme will be able to pursue careers in teaching in their home countries or internationally. This could be with young learners, high school students, college or university students, or adult learners.

The programme also offers a route into a full Masters degree and a research-orientated career. Possible job titles of graduates could be:

  • early years practitioner
  • primary school teacher
  • secondary school teacher
  • principal teacher
  • university lecturer
  • course designer
  • course director.

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University information

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University of Strathclyde

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    University of Strathclyde, McCance Building, 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G1 1XQ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 81 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    199 100%

    1st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    89 89%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    40th

    17

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