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Top Postgraduate Diploma Programs in Education

A postgraduate diploma prepares students for a career in their chosen field of study. The program often continues the education that a student gained while earning a bachelor’s degree, and it usually takes a shorter time to complete than a master’s degree.

What is a Postgraduate Diploma in Education? This program offers students the opportunity to study one educational area in specific detail. Students build knowledge and understanding of particular disciplines and work on small-scale research projects. In some programs, this diploma is targeted towards individuals who want to teach but have a bachelor’s degree in a different field other than education. For these students, classes may include curriculum planning and implementation, advanced methodologies, changing paradigms in education, classroom management, and evaluation methods.

One of the benefits of earning a postgraduate diploma is that there are usually more career opportunities available for these students than for those with just a bachelor’s degree. Pay is often higher for these graduates as well.

The costs associated with earning an education postgraduate diploma will vary depending on a number of factors. The location and reputation of the school, as well as the duration of the program are the main aspects to consider. Students should contact the schools directly to find out what specific tuition and fees will be expected and if any scholarships are available.

The educational knowledge and skills that a student gains will help during professional practice. There are a number of careers available for those with this diploma. Graduates can work in different formal education settings such as nurseries, public and private schools, colleges, and universities. They are also prepared for non-formal learning settings, and can also choose to be education consultants, education policy makers, and leaders in the industry. With additional classes, graduates can become principles and school administrators.

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EELU Egyptian E-Learning University

In June 2010, EELU submitted the bylaw of the postgraduate program in e-learning at the Faculty of Educational Studies (FES) to the supreme council of Egyptian universiti ... [+]

E-Learning Postgraduate Diploma History

In June 2010, EELU submitted the bylaw of the postgraduate program in e-learning at the Faculty of Educational Studies (FES) to the supreme council of Egyptian universities (SCU). The SCU approved the new bylaw in 15/7/2010. Upon that the ministerial decree number 3494 was issued in 20/10/2010 to start the postgraduate Diploma in e-learning program in the academic year 2010/2011. Upon the graduation of the first batch of students from the Diploma program in February 2012, the ministerial decree number 4728 was issued in 18/10/2012 to start the master of education in e-learning program in the academic year 2012/2013. It's planned to start the Ph.D. program upon the graduation of the first batch of masters' students.... [-]

Egypt Egypt Online
September 2019
Full-time
Online
University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

The PGDE course is a professional training course. The course is regulated by the General Teaching Council for Scotland and the Scottish Government. ... [+]

Why this course?

Applications are still open for all subjects except History, Modern Studies and Biology.

The PGDE course is a professional training course. The course is regulated by the General Teaching Council for Scotland and the Scottish Government.

The PGDE qualifies graduates to teach in secondary education.

The PGDE course can be taken as a one year (36 week) full-time programme and also as a two year part-time programme.

The course provides you with the theoretical and practical starting point to your career. You’ll learn the skills, attitudes and competences to communicate your subject in the classroom.

This course recruits graduates from a range of secondary teaching subjects and has UK, EU and International students. It’s a recognised qualification throughout the world.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
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Full-time
Part-time
38 weeks
Campus
International University of the Caribbean

The Postgraduate Diploma in Education is targeted towards persons who are interested in teaching but have an accredited Bachelor’s degree in an area other than Education. ... [+]

Postgraduate Diploma in Education

The Postgraduate Diploma in Education is targeted towards persons who are interested in teaching but have an accredited Bachelor’s degree in an area other than Education. In completing the postgraduate diploma in Education, students choose one of the following specializations: Mathematics, Education, Science Education, Language Education, Religious Education, Family Life Education, Adult Education. Note that specializations are offered based on demand.

Core Courses Advanced Methodologies Curriculum Planning and Implementation Applied Instructional Design and Instructional Strategies Changing Paradigms in Education Measurement, Evaluation and Ethics Teacher as Professional Classroom Management Teaching Practicum Entry Requirements ... [-]
Jamaica Kingston
September 2019
Part-time
18 months
Campus
Regent Business School

The Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Management and Leadership (PG Dip EML) is a one-year ... [+]

The Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Management and Leadership (PG Dip EML) is a one-year postgraduate qualification that seeks to develop capacity in management and leadership in an educational management context. The focus of the programme is to improve the practice of management and leadership in the educational sector.

The programme enables students with an education background to develop integrated and functional reflective competences in educational management. It is intended for educational managers and those aspiring to occupy managerial positions in educational institutions. The programme examines issues such as management principles, educational governance, leadership in education, financial management in educational institutions and the use of information technology in education.... [-]

South Africa Durban Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Johannesburg

The purpose of the programmes is to develop academic staff as reflective practitioners ... [+]

Postgraduate Diploma in Inclusive Education Admission Requirements A four year BEd degree OR A three year general Bachelor’s Degree capped by a PGCE or a level 7 Advanced Diploma in Education in a cognate specialisation OR A former four year professional B Prim Ed, B Sec Ed, BA Ed teaching degree OR A former postgraduate professional teaching qualification such as the HDE (PG) or University Education Diploma (UED)

In addition to the minimum admission requirements as outlined above, prospective students may undergo a selection process, including written submissions regarding work experience and motivation for entry into the programme. Students should have excellent general computer skills and reliable access to the internet.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
February 2020
Full-time
Campus
University of Stirling

This TQFE postgraduate diploma course is based on the Professional Standards for Lecturers in Scotland’s Colleges and is fully accredited by the General Teaching Council ... [+]

Overview

This TQFE postgraduate diploma course is based on the Professional Standards for Lecturers in Scotland’s Colleges and is fully accredited by the General Teaching Council for Scotland. The course supports you in developing your capacity as a professional educator to make a positive contribution to the modern further education sector.

You’ll gain valuable work experience in one of our partner colleges across Scotland, and enhance your understanding and professional practice within the FE sector.

The University of Stirling has been delivering the TQFE course for 15 years. The course integrates a range of pedagogic techniques which aim to encourage you to engage with academic and policy literature and to communicate with your peers as part of a ‘professional learning community’. Both face-to-face sessions and a variety of online technologies are used to deliver the course.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
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Full-time
12 months
Online & Campus Combined
University of Leeds, Faculty of Education, Social Sciences, and Law

This Postgraduate Diploma provides a flexible opportunity for professional development in the area of deaf education. Less intensive than the Master's route this course a ... [+]

Best Postgraduate Diploma Programs in Education 2019. This Postgraduate Diploma provides a flexible opportunity for professional development in the area of deaf education. Less intensive than the Master's route this course allows you to qualify as a teacher of the deaf without the need for a dissertation. Designed for individuals in work, the course allows you to learn through distance learning materials, which are supported by tutorials and regular day schools as well as two short residential stays which will allow you to learn from fellow students. Drawing on your own experiences with deaf children, the course allows you to reflect upon this critically and relate your knowledge to current theories and research regarding childhood deafness, development and learning. Expertise The School of Education has a national reputation both in teaching and research in the field of deaf education and draws students from all over England and Northern Ireland with a variety of experiences and knowledge, which you can also benefit from as part of our community. Accreditation Approved by the Department for Education (DfE) to offer the Mandatory Qualification for Teachers of the Deaf, the programme integrates cutting-edge research knowledge with practitioner expertise to develop skilled, knowledgeable and critical practitioners. Course content Course structure ... [-]
United Kingdom Leeds
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Online
University of Essex Online

Building on the knowledge gained in our PG Cert programme, this course allows you to attain the skills and knowledge to engage in a range of practices to ensure ongoing p ... [+]

Overview

Develop your career and knowledge with our PG Dip Education, designed specifically for those working within teaching and education practices.

Building on the knowledge gained in our PG Cert programme, this course allows you to attain the skills and knowledge to engage in a range of practices to ensure ongoing professional development including critical reflection, research and inquiry, and participation in discourse with relevant communities of practice.

Throughout the programme you’ll work alongside fellow professionals to develop the requisite knowledge and skills to critically review the academic literature and apply findings to practice, enhancing your own teaching and learning.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
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Part-time
16 months
Online
ICP International College Portsmouth

The postgraduate pathway is for students who do not meet the traditional entry requirements for Stage 1 (Master's Degree) or who would benefit from additional academic pr ... [+]

Postgraduate Pathway in Education

The postgraduate pathway is for students who do not meet the traditional entry requirements for Stage 1 (Master's Degree) or who would benefit from additional academic preparation. Students can begin their postgraduate pathway at ICP and graduate from the University of Portsmouth with a world-class qualification.

Pathways at the University of Portsmouth

Stage 1: Pre-Master's

Location

ICP at the University of Portsmouth.

Modules

Research Methods for Postgraduate Study Principles of Social Science Mini-Dissertation Interactive Learning Skills and Communication for Postgraduate Study Stage 2: Master's Degree in Social Science ... [-]
United Kingdom Portsmouth
June 2019
Full-time
1 semester
Campus