Postgraduate Certificate in Education: Primary (5-11 years) atUniversity of Birmingham Dubai The School of Education


12 months (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Certificate

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  • The one year full-time PGCE in Primary Education will prepare students for entry into the teaching profession as a reflective and critically aware practitioner through a significant emphasis on research-led teacher education
  • The program will include key elements delivered by staff from the University of Birmingham in Dubai supported by senior teachers in schools
  • The PGCE Primary Education programme, which has been approved by KHDA, supports the Ministry of Education's aim of enhancing the status of teachers in the UAE and provides opportunities to share the School's high-quality provision internationally
  • The PGCE Primary program is a full-time program for those who are not working in an educational setting but would like to pursue a career in teaching 5-11
Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 12,92,704

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 AED = INR 22.51


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 1ˢᵗ January 2023

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned



  • All applicants must have:

    • A degree (equivalent to a UK Bachelors Degree of at least 2:2 or above) or a recognized equivalent qualification will be a condition of any offer where the degree has not already been awarded
    • Proof of sufficient English and Mathematics from applicant's high school leavers certificate (This should be the equivalent of a C grade at GCSE level), or
  • Applicants must have a four-year bachelor's degree (first-class or very good upper second class) Or: A three-year bachelor's degree (first-class) from recognized institutions in India

3 year degree accepted


  • English Language Requirments can be waived if a students has obtained India Standard XII (CBSE/CISCE/West Bengal) with 75% or above, or India Standard XII (other Indian state boards) with 80% or above


Marks - 88/120

  • With no less than 21 in Reading, 20 in Listening, 22 in Speaking and 21 in Writing


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • With 59 in all four skills


Marks - 6.5/9

  • With no less than 6.0 in any band

Other eligibility criteria
  • Two references will be required one academic and one professional: Professional reference should preferably be someone who can comment on the applicant's suitability for working with children. The references should provide supporting evidence in relation to the personal statement and the applicant's suitability for the course.
  • Academic transcript(s) for all prior degrees - originals or certified photocopies
  • Personal statement: It should outline the applicant's previous academic achievements and experience working with children. It should include details of any schools applicant is already working in or schools he/she is associated with. Applicant should also include details of what he/she to gain from the course and how it will help him/her develop as a teacher (approximately 500 - 700 words)
  • Certificate to show competency in the English language
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

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