Master of Education (MEd) | Post Graduate Certificate in Education (International) - PGCEi| BA in Childhood Studies | Teaching Qualification (Further Education)
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The Distance Learning PGCEi / Master of Education at a glance

  • Online Education Degrees.
  • Part-time, distance learning masters programs of professional enrichment for teachers and aspiring teachers working in countries other than the UK.
  • The UK remains respected for the quality of its higher education and recognition internationally.
  • Network with a range of multicultural professionals through collaborative online learning and group activities.

Advance your career by studying a masters in teaching, through Stafford, with a Top UK University. Study from work, home or while traveling – we understand the importance of education and so all our programs are predominantly online, giving you the flexibility to fit your studies around your job. Workshops would be scheduled over a weekend and you would be provided with a schedule in advance of registering for the course. This allows you to truly make sure the program fits your personal requirements.


  • Learning is in a collaborative, global environment.
  • An online degree fits around your professional and personal life.
  • Globally recognised degree from our academic partners, who are QAA approved and recipients of the Royal Charter from the UK Government.
  • The UK remains respected for the quality of its education and recognition internationally.
  • Gain the knowledge and skills that you need to reach to the top of your career path.

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The Postgraduate Certificate in Education - International (PGCEi) is a one-year post graduate education course which provides training to teachers to become more effective within maintained schools. One of the most popular graduate routes to teaching, it grants 60 credits on completion that can be accredited to a Masters in Education. 


The Postgraduate Diploma is the second level of the Masters in Education. Not common as a stand alone programme, graduates of the postgraduate certificate can gain direct entry onto the Diploma level in order to achieve the required 120 credits for a MA or an MEd. 

WHAT IS A MA in Education or MEd.?

The Master of Education degree (slightly different from the Master of Arts (MA) in Education) is awarded by Universities to professionals or educators looking to achieve a postgraduate qualification in teaching. An MA is directed at those seeking to conduct research or secure a research position at the doctoral level. Whereas, the MEd is a practioners degree and intended for those students seeking to acquire knowledge, skills and teachniques for practicing in the teaching field. 

About Us

Established in 1993, Stafford Global is the regional resource centre for top ranked UK institutions providing distance education in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh, Jeddah and the rest of the Middle East, such as University of Leicester, University of Northampton, University of Dundee, University of Nottingham and Edinburgh Napier University.