Study patterns: International Postgraduate Certificate of Education (iPGCE) (online)

On this page, you will find the study patterns for our International Postgraduate Certificate of Education (iPGCE) (online) programme.

This study pattern highlights the module(s) that you will need to study and select for the academic year. The scheduled modules for the remainder of your programme, outlined below, are based on the current plan, however, please note that the order of these may be subject to change. Should any changes be made, we will communicate this to you as soon as possible. Should you have any concerns regarding this, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Please note that any optional modules are subject to viable group sizes. Should you choose a module that is deemed to be non-viable, you will be notified of the alternative available options. Please contact us on +44 (0)1332 594000 or onlineadmissions@derby.ac.uk to discuss your options.

For our students completing the programme at the standard rate of study, we recommend that you study 20 hours per week.

International Postgraduate Certificate of Education (iPGCE) (online) - standard (1 year) with spring (January) start

Study PatternSpringSummerAutumn
Year 1 Option A Module*
20 credits

 Curriculum Design and Development
(7PE592)
20 credits

Research Informed Practice
(7PE593)
20 credits

*Option A Modules: Inclusive Practice (7PE594); Innovative 21st Century Teaching (7PE554)