School of Education

Postgraduate Certificate in Education (International) - Hong Kong (SAR), China

Study a PGCEi in Hong Kong (SAR), China


Application deadline Applications are now closed
Course start date 1 July 2019
Some short online pre-course preparation tasks for the face-to-face work.

1-4 August 2019

Tutors: Dr Gordon Joyes

Venue: Regal Hong Kong Hotel, 88 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong (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 that this course does not give Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). QTS is conferred by the Teaching Regulation Authority (an executive agency of the Department for Education) on behalf of the Secretary of State for Education (England) or by the Education Workforce Council on behalf of the 
Minister for Education and 
Skills (Wales).

Please note the requirements for teacher registration in Hong Kong

Please note: Each individual PGCEi 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.



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