Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Education - Post-compulsory

Oxford Brookes University

12 months
15199 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Education - Post-compulsory programme at the Oxford Brookes University is the professional qualification for those who wish to teach in the education and training sector.  

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The Education - Post-compulsory programme at the Oxford Brookes University includes further education colleges and adult education. Successful completion of the course leads to QTLS (Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills) status, equivalent to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

The part-time course can only be studied at one of our partner colleges and is for those employed as teachers and trainers in the education and training sector - this might be in further education:

  • higher education
  • the health service
  • adult and community education
  • the prison service
  • the armed forces
  • private training providers.

Career prospects

We have strong links with local partner colleges offering excellent employment prospects for students.

Programme Structure

Introductory modules: 

  • Introduction to Teaching
  • Educational Theories in Learning and Teaching
  • Digital Literacies
  • Developing Practice Through Research
  • Curriculum Design for Diversity
  • Contextualising Policy within a Subject Specialism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GCSE: GCSE English and Maths grade 4-5 are required prior to entry. 
  • Applicants are welcome from any academic discipline that is taught in FE or post-compulsory education and training. 
  • Admission is open to those with a good undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent) or other professional / vocational qualification relevant to the subject you wish to teach. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15199 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15199 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Oxford

939 - 1530 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Education - Post-compulsory
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