Postgraduate; leading to a Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert)
The PG Certificate has two start dates:
- September start date: 9 September 2019
- January start date: 20 January 2020
Students on a PG Certificate Distance Learning can complete their studies part-time in a minimum of two semesters and a maximum of four semesters.
A good 2.1 Honours degree in any discipline or significant professional or other relevant experience alongside evidence of prior alternative learning such as professional qualifications or certifications.
If you studied your first degree outside the UK, see the international entry requirements.
Some students may be eligible for recognition of prior learning (RPL) based on their previous studies, such as DELTA. The International Education Institute considers applications for RPL on a case by case basis in line with the University's recognition of prior learning policy. To confirm the exact amount of credit you could be awarded, please forward your relevant transcript to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For direct entry to a PG Certificate TESOL programme, you will need an overall score in IELTS (Academic) of 6.5, with a minimum subscore of 6.0 or the equivalent. Students with a lower score may be eligible for a pre-sessional course. For alternative forms of evidence, see English language tests and qualifications.
The qualifications listed are indicative minimum requirements for entry. Some academic Schools will ask applicants to achieve significantly higher marks than the minimum. Obtaining the listed entry requirements will not guarantee you a place, as the University considers all aspects of every application including, where applicable, the writing sample, personal statement, and supporting documents.
UK, EU and overseas: £3,000
Applications will be accepted until shortly before teaching starts. Applicants should apply as early as possible to be eligible for certain scholarships.
- personal statement (500 words)
- two original signed references (at least one of which must be academic)
- academic transcripts and degree certificates
- evidence of English language proficiency (required if English is not your first language).
For more guidance, see supporting documents and references for postgraduate taught programmes.