School of Education

Postgraduate Certificate in Education (International) - Accra, Ghana

Study a PGCEi in Accra, Ghana


Application deadline 7 June 2019
Early application is recommended as places are limited.
Course start date 1 July 2019
Some short online pre-course preparation tasks for the face-to-face work.

24-27 July 2019

Cohort coordinator: Dr Juliet Thondhlana

Venue: Accra, Ghana - exact location to be confirmed (lunch included)

Our PGCEi course is a blended, distance learning course. It is compulsory to attend this element under the University's Regulations Governing Attendance and Engagement.

Supported distance learning (using Moodle, plus email, Skype, video conferencing etc, as appropriate).

Completion of formative tasks and summative assignments.


There is a fixed fee of £3,840.

The tuition fee includes registration, tuition, initial assessment, graduation etc. There are no additional fees payable to the University for resources. Fees can be paid in four equal instalments as follows:

  • First instalment - 1 July 2019
  • Second instalment - 1 September 2019
  • Third instalment - 1 November 2019
  • Fourth instalment - 1 January 2020

Please note that no discounts are available for multiple participants from schools. For payment arrangements, please see the University's finance webpages.

How to apply

Applications are made directly to the University of Nottingham, using our online portal

Please download our guide to help you (PDF)

During the application process you will be asked to provide a personal statment. This should be about your previous experience, what you hope to gain from the course, and plans for your future career. You should include details about your teaching and learning experiences. You should explain what you have learned from those experiences, and how you think the PGCEi will be able to help you develop as a teacher in future. If you have done other work in which you have trained people, or worked in a teacher-style role or as an educator, please include details of these too. You should aim to write approximately 500-700 words.

If you need any guidance on using the portal, or on completing your application, please contact us and we will be happy to help you.

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Please note: Each individual venue requires a minimum number of participants to run and we reserve the right to cancel this cohort if we do not meet the required number.

There is no application fee for this course.

If you have any queries about the PGCEi in Accra or the venue, please contact our Regional Manager for West Africa, who is based in Accra:
Whatsapp: +2347063483498

Please also contact Emma to check if your existing qualifications qualify you for an IELTS waiver.


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