Postgraduate Certificate Blended

Education (International)

11 months
4333 GBP/full
4333 GBP/full
Tuition fee
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The Postgraduate Certificate in Education (International) programme at the University of Nottingham focuses on improving individual teaching practice through critical reflection and research. You will compare teaching approaches in different countries and develop a global approach to education.


Key facts

The University of Nottingham Postgraduate Certificate in Education (International) is one has always been a blended course with elements of face-to-face teaching combined with asynchronous distance learning. We have responded to COVID-19 and the continuing high demand for this course by enhancing the blended nature of the programme to remodel the elements taught in-person prior to the pandemic.

You will interact with tutors and other students in an immersive digital environment throughout the course in groups and on a one-to-one basis. These meetings will support your engagement with expert-taught course content over the 11 months of the programme. 

Why Nottingham?

The PGCEi at the University of Nottingham is one of the leading courses of its type. The programme is offered by a truly international university, with the School of Education ranked in the top 100 worldwide for education in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020.

Educators from more than 70 countries have studied this course, taught by world-expert tutors with a range of specialisms. As a graduate of this programme, you will be joining a large network of more than 5,000 teachers worldwide.  

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Educational Aims and Value in International Contexts
  • Understanding Learning and Teaching in International Contexts
  • Inquiring into Educational Practice in International Contexts

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 11 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits




Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Candidates for the PGCEi should normally:

  • hold an approved first degree with at least second class honours (or equivalent), or an approved professional qualification deemed to be equivalent to a second class honours degree
  • be an established educator with day-to-day access to a computer and the internet and regular access to a classroom context
Once you have applied, you will need to provide the following supporting documents:
  • copy of your degree certificate
  • copy of your degree transcript
  • copy of your English test certificate - if English is not your first language and you have one

Technological requirements

This course is taught predominantly online so you must have access to a computer and the internet.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4333 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4333 GBP for the full programme during 11 months.
  • National

    4333 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4333 GBP for the full programme during 11 months.

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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