Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have at least an upper second class honours degree. Applicants who do not meet this requirement may be considered if they have significant relevant experience.

All applicants should be studying or have recently completed a QTS course. Experienced teachers practicing in international schools abroad, who are teaching an English curriculum, are also welcome to apply.

Please note that this course does not recommend the award of QTS.

All applicants must have grade C passes in GCSE English Language and Maths (or equivalent) before making their application. Key Skills, Functional Skills and the Certificate in Adult Numeracy/Literacy are not accepted in place of GCSEs.

Months of entry


Course content

We understand that practice is your main priority, that's why we have designed this online course that enables you to study wherever and whenever you want.

Training to become a teacher is one of the most challenging thing you will ever do. With this in mind, this online course is designed to fit around your other professional commitments and will involve assessments relevant to your working life.

This course is designed for practising teachers who already have Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), those who want to teach in primary or secondary schools and are undertaking a period of training leading to QTS or equivalent, and practising teachers in international schools abroad (English curriculum) . Please note that this course does not recommend the award of QTS.

Our goal is to provide the foundations that will enrich your practice and fast-track your teaching career. You will benefit from outstanding support tailored to your professional development needs, including personal online learning tutors, online tutorials using a range of web-based software and numerous opportunities to network through our professional learning communities.

You will expand your critical understanding of the education sector and share best practice with your colleagues on the course. You will also scrutinise government and sector-wide policies and analyse theoretical, pedagogical and policy discourse and debates to gain a critical research-informed perspective on what is happening in education.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCE
    part time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Admissions Enquiries
0113 812 3113