Taught course

Postgraduate Certificate in Education International PGCEi

University of Warwick · Centre for Teacher Education

Entry requirements

You must hold an approved Bachelor’s degree with Honours at 2:2 or above, (or) equivalent level.

Primary trainees: At least Grade C or 4 in GCSE Maths or equivalent.

Your spoken and written English must be of an adequate standard for postgraduate study. If English is not your first language, you will need a minimum score of 6.5 or equivalent under the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), with no less than 6.0 in any element. Please see their website for details.

To ensure you have the appropriate computer requirements to enable you to study online, please check our computer specification guidance notes (PDF).

Months of entry


Course content

This one-year postgraduate course is specifically designed to prepare you for teaching in international settings. It will equip you to be a reflective, competent and professionally aware educator through a unique blended learning programme that includes:

  • An intensive five virtual induction led by Senior Teaching Fellows from Warwick (see the 'Teaching and learning' tab for information about the additional course cost of this induction).
  • ‘Live’ online sessions in all Phase Studies, Professional Enquiry and Professional Practice modules throughout the year. These will take place at 7pm Bangkok time for 2.5 hours in length, bi-weekly and mainly in term time. Overall there are 17 online sessions covering a range of educational themes across both primary and secondary phases.
  • Completion of a Professional Digital Portfolio (PDP), with its enhanced evidence of reflection and final assessment guided by the iQTS Teachers’ Standards.
  • The completion of two Master’s level assignments, one based on a phase-related issue and one on a comparative international theme.
  • Teaching practice with assessment points and a summative lesson observation from a Warwick tutor.
  • Three personal tutorials led by staff at Warwick and on-going mentor support provided by schools throughout the year.

The University of Warwick’s reputation amongst employers is rated as one of the top fifteen in the world. We are also consistently ranked as one of the top ten in the United Kingdom. The Centre for Teacher Education is the University’s global-service provider for high quality training and professional education. It has been awarded “Outstanding” provider status by the British government standard (OFSTED).

Fees and funding

See University website

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCEi
    full time
    12 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

PG Recruitment
024 7657 4058