Taught course

International Postgraduate Certificate in Education (iPGCE)

University of Sheffield · Department of Education Studies

Entry requirements

A good honours degree or at least three years’ experience within a field of education.

Months of entry


Course content

This course will help you develop a deep understanding of planning, teaching and assessment strategies, along with helping you to get the most out of new technologies. It will help you to develop links between practice, theory and research through reflection on your own teaching, in order to enhance your professional performance.

This programme will be taught via online modules with individual online tutorial support and independent study.

The iPGCE consists of two modules. Module one is assessed via two pieces of work (each 3,000 words in length). Module two consists of a report on a small-scale research project (equivalent to 6,000 words).

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
+44 (0)114 222 8177