Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)

Postgraduate certificate without QTS

Develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to enhance your teaching practice and make a real difference in the classroom with our flexible online PGCE without QTS.



This course is studied 100% online


1 year

Application Deadline


 Application deadline

31st October 2023



 Payment plans available

Course highlights

  • Designed for early career and experienced teachers working in schools who want to become better practitioners
  • Taught by an expert team of academic practitioners with a wealth of experience in school teaching and leadership, as well as teacher education.
  • Study with a work-based approach that allows you to develop practical skills to make an impact in your workplace as you learn
  • Supports your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to enable you to improve your effectiveness as a practitioner

What our students say

Applying new skills I have learnt on the course to my work in the classroom and seeing the positive affects it has to the children’s learning and development has been truly rewarding.


The support from ARU has been amazing. Since day one, I have felt so supported and reassured. Being a distance learner, you do not feel like you are on your own.


About your course

Our online Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) without QTS is ideal if you are teaching in an education setting for school aged children in the United Kingdom or overseas, and want to improve your professional practice. Perfect for both experienced practitioners who are looking to support their current practice with a formal qualification or early career teachers looking to enhance their skills and understanding. Our PGCE will help you develop new teachings skills and knowledge and give you the confidence to make a real impact in your workplace. Studying online will give you the flexibility to enhance your career around your other commitments.

Please note that this is an academic qualification, and not a course of Initial Teacher Training with qualified teacher status.

Application Deadline

Application Deadline:

31st October 2023

Discover what you’re made of.

Apply now before the application deadline.