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PGCE Teacher Development

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March 2024

September 2024

Programme Duration

1-2 years

Academic Direction
Modes of Study

Become a better teacher and learn from colleagues working in schools around the world with this valuable internationally recognised professional qualification. Reflect on your practice and different models of teaching within the context of the latest research from academics at University College London (UCL).

Key features

  1. Enhance your teaching practices while studying

    Develop your professional teaching practice to ensure the best outcomes for your students and keep up with necessary developments such as the rise of online learning. Join a global classroom and collaborate with students from diverse cultures, educational systems and international contexts to reflect on successful methods around the world.

  2. A trusted name in distance learning

    Founded in 1836, the University of London is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the UK and is internationally regarded as a centre of academic excellence. In 1858, we made our degrees available to study anywhere in the world. Graduates continue to make significant contributions worldwide.

  3. Qualify for master’s level study

    Gain a useful entry route for potential master’s-level study with a programme that offers the same level of study as in the final year of an undergraduate degree. It may help students who may not have had the opportunity to get an honours-level undergraduate degree when completing earlier study.

  4. First in the world for education

    Enrich your teaching with cutting-edge research by experts at the IOE, UCL's Faculty of Education and Society, a top-ranked institution that hosts over 200 research and consultancy projects at any one time. IOE is ranked best in the world for Education in the 2023 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

  5. Join a global alumni community

    Be part of our global alumni community, joining a distinguished list of University of London alumni from Nobel prize-winners to leaders in law, finance, humanities and other fields in more than 190 countries. Enjoy wide-ranging benefits including events, free online courses and more.

  6. Fit your studies around your life

    Study independently around your commitments from anywhere in the world. Enhance your professional experience with a prestigious qualification no matter where you are based and without putting your career on hold while you study. Continue to build your career momentum while gaining the knowledge and skills to unlock future opportunities.


Asian boy doing homework at home. The school has been closed during coronavirus outbreak and the classes have moved to e-learning platform.
Study Teacher Development with academic direction from University College London. Develop and enhance your professional teaching and learning practice.

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What our students say

“Investing my time in this programme has proved to be quite enriching with exposure to new perspectives and learning experiences.”

Bushra Khan


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Start dates

  • September 2024 - application deadline closes