School of Education

International PGCE

  • Please see the entry requirements tab below
  • Sep 2022
  • Full-time
  • 37 Weeks
  • Postgraduate
  • Postgraduate Certificate
  • Online
    • You must be employed as a teacher in an international school abroad that teaches English National Curriculum or the International Baccalaureate (IB) and be in sole charge of a full-size class for a minimum of 10 hours a week.
    • A degree from a UK university or equivalent.

    In addition, you must:

    • Obtain a commitment from your school to provide a suitable mentor.
    • Show the physical and mental fitness to teach.

    The employing school must be able to fully support a candidate through the course, enabling them to demonstrate all of the English Teachers’ Standards across the full age and ability range of training, and cannot be graded as inadequate.

    All international applicants who do not hold a GCSE grade C/4 or above in English Language must have an IELTS or TOEFL certificate with scores accepted by the University. Find out more.


    Full details about the application process can be found on the course page or you can contact the Faculty of Education via email on or by calling +44 (0)1280 820222.

    Please apply by the 31 July 2021 for a September 2021 start.