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Postgraduate Certificate in Education (International) - Offered by Liverpool John Moores University

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Next enrollment cycle

June 2023

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Total Course Fee

USD 10,122

Course Accredited By

  • 1 Years
  • Online
  • Postgraduate
  • Certificate
  • Up to 75% scholarship

A student successfully completing the programme of study will have acquired the wide range of subjects knowledge and understanding as well as skills and other attributes.

Educational Aims of the Programme

  • To develop informed, knowledgeable, outstanding teachers, espousing creativity and research-informed teaching through deliberate practice;
  • To develop students' critical reflection and reflexivity within the field of education and schooling, through analysis, synthesis and evaluation of evidence, theory and practice;
  • To enable students to access, assess and effectively apply educational research, advanced scholarship and new insights from the discipline of education (and other related disciplines) in the classroom;
  • To develop an understanding of the factors that influence effective, inclusive curriculum design and pedagogy and impact on pupils/learners;
  • To provide opportunity for students to achieve their full academic potential at Level 7, through study encouraging self-motivation, self-awareness and application of initiative
  • To encourage professional accountability informed by an understanding of evidence based practice;

A student who is eligible for this award will be able to:
1. Evaluate learning, teaching and assessment in order to inform planning and promote pupil progress
2. Critically analyse and synthesize contemporary educational issues, and educational theory, principles, policy and practice
3. Demonstrate professional accountability and reflective, evidence informed practice
4. Critique and synthesize evidence from a range of sources to inform practitioner inquiry
5. Implement methods of inquiry and reflexivity to investigate, develop and improve practice
6. Evidence ability to support and promote pupil/learner experience through mentoring others and leading practice
7. Design, plan and evaluate effective and inclusive curriculum experiences and pedagogies, drawing on a range of contemporary sources

Enrollment Cycles

  • June 2023
  • July 2023
  • August 2023
  • September 2023
  • October 2023
  • November 2023
  • December 2023
  • January 2024
  • February 2024
  • March 2024
  • April 2024
  • May 2024
  • An accredited UK Honours degree with minimum 2.2 classification or international equivalent. Some professional qualifications may also be acceptable. Extensive professional experience may also be considered. 
  • Official transcripts from all universities, colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions attended.
  • English Proficiency: Students satisfy the English proficiency requirements provided they present a GCSE score with a minimum grade of “C” or IELTS (Academic) with an overall score of at least 6.0 (and no individual component lower than 5.5) or equivalent qualification. Students who do not acquire the above-mentioned qualifications are required to take the online Academic English Placement Test. This is an IELTS-type test (Reading & Writing) where students need to score an overall 6.0 (with no individual component lower than 5.5). 
  • Personal Statement (minimum 500 words) explaining how the programme of study will benefit the student’s career progression.
  • Up to date CV
  • Two references (academic or professional) listed on CV stating referee’s full name, contact details, and relationship to the applicant.
  • Applications from non-standard applicants are welcome and will be considered individually.

Programme Pathway
Foundation Courses

  • Induction Module LJMU-IND-M-100

Postgraduate Certificate Level

  • Critical Reflection and Developing Practice LJMU-7531-PEDI
  • Theories and Principles in Education, Teaching and Learning LJMU-7532-PEDI
  • Inclusive Pedagogy and Evidencing Impact on Learners LJMU-7533-PEDI
  • Full fees 7335 GBP (without any scholarship)

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