Students with qualifications and criteria not outlined below may be admitted to the course. Please contact the Enquiry Centre for further details.
First, 2:1 or 2:2 Undergraduate degree.
Applicants must currently be working in, or have access to, an educational setting for the duration of the course.
Months of entry
Looking to learn flexibly while achieving an award recognised in a range of educational settings? This acclaimed PGCE (non-QTS) programme is delivered online as a distance learning provision. It is a part-time programme which can be taken flexibly, on its own, or alongside part-time employment. The course is ideal for individuals who already work in an educational setting, looking to progress in their career.
Drawn from the learning of our well-respected PGCE provision, this online course allows you to attain a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Non-QTS) in a flexible learning framework. The two modules on this programme will enable you to critically analyse learning and teaching. In doing so you will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of key theories of learning and teaching and to reflect on their application in your chosen setting.
This incredibly flexible course is a unique option, perfect for people already working in an educational setting or looking to enter a career in this sector. Moreover, it is complimentary for those undertaking or who have completed an alternative route into teaching, such as the QTS Direct Assessment Only route or the SCITT route. It is also a wonderful option to support career progression, for those currently employed or volunteering in an educational setting.
ON THIS COURSE YOU WILL...
- Benefit from the flexibility of fully online course delivery.
- Be supported by expert academics and staff on a programme designed around you.
- Learn from an experienced, highly qualified programme team, working at the forefront of the academic field.
- Take a step forwards in your chosen education career path.
- Utilise cutting edge research on a newly revalidated and up-to-date course.
Fees and funding
We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries, grants and funds available to support you throughout your studies with us. You can find out more about Student Finance specifically for PGCE Students on the PGCE Finance webpages.
At the University of Cumbria, we offer affordable tuition fees for international and EU students looking to study at one of our main four campuses. No matter your choice of course or career path, our International Team is here to support you. For more information, please click here.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time12 months
- Online learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Course Enquiry Centre
- 01228 588 588