University of Essex Online - PG Cert Education (Educational Practice)

On this Postgraduate Certificate you will have a great opportunity to learn about different theories of learning, philosophy and education, led by our expert tutors. It provides the perfect foundation in which to develop your current teaching practices and approach to learning.
  • University of Essex Online, England
  • 3856 £
  • 8 Months
  • Online
  • 06 September 2022

Course Information

Technology is playing an increasingly predominant role within education, helping to make classrooms more interactive and engaging for students. Our courses will help you embrace these new changes while improving your current teaching methods. Our postgraduate education programmes enables teachers, trainers and tutors from all backgrounds to reflect on their teaching methods and learn new and innovative techniques. Our courses provide a global outlook, helping you gain insight and inspiration from fellow educational professionals, from across the globe, and from our experienced academic tutors.


The syllabus reflects real-life practical situations to enable you to develop the skills to access high-level educational, staff development and vocational instructor roles.

Tutors are highly experienced and versed in educational theory and its practical application in a range of classroom and organisational settings.

You will have the opportunity to learn and share best practices with peers from a diverse range of cultures and experience levels.


About the University / School

With a 50+ year heritage, the University of Essex is an award-winning institution. The University is part of the elite group of ‘dual intensive’ universities for teaching and research excellence. It is rated 27th in the UK by the Complete University Guide (CUG 2022).

The University of Essex also delivers undergraduate and postgraduate courses online.  They are delivered by Kaplan Open Learning, this partnership is since 2007. Students across 140 countries study online programmes. In the National Student Survey (NSS 2021), the University rated 95% for overall student satisfaction: top for overall student satisfaction when compared to other mainstream universities in the UK.


Learning format

You will study in an interactive Virtual Learning Environment. With engaging, interactive course content, it is specifically designed for students to study online and informed by relevant pedagogic principles.

There are discussions, lecture casts and reading all available in an online format which can be accessed anytime and anywhere.

The PG Cert Education (Educational Practice) upon completion, is equal to a total of 60 credits.



Entry requirements

  • Academic route – It is a combination of an academic degree and relevant work experience of about 3-4 years.


  • Non-Academic route- Even without a acdemic degree, if you have more between 6- 8 years of relevant work experience you can make an application.

English language proficiency.

  • All applicants should be proficient in English language.

All applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis, please enquire to find out more.


Apply before:

01 September 2022

Enquire for this programme

University of Essex Online - University of Essex Online - PG Cert Education (Educational Practice)