This program offers a teacher certificate (Post Graduate Certificate in Education, PGCE) in an academic period as short as two semesters. Our ideal candidates already have a graduate /master degree in the field of Educational sciences and a command of English enabling them to participate in our program. Based on the high quality field specific (disciplinary) knowledge gained prior to our program we concentrate on the educational applicablity of the already gained competences. Both in theory and practice our goal is to arm our candidates with general pedagogical and psychological as much as field specific methodological attitudes, knowledge, and skills neccesarry in the reality of schools worldwide. Throughout the first semester of our program offers theoretical emphasis whereas during the second semester teacher candidates may practice teaching activities in related bachelor programs of our university run in English.
Although the teaching profession is facing challenges worldwide it still is a widely known and flexible career path. Our graduates may start teaching at different scenarios of public and private education in the field of their expertise.
Also, at the „Education and Society” Doctoral School of Education Sciences at the University of Pecs graduates may continue their studies in a PhD program focusing the subfields of Theories of Education and Subject Specific Methodologies; Philosophy and History of Education; or the Sociology of Education.
The interview takes around 10-15 minutes. During this interview our colleagues are going to ask questions about your motivation and interests. The main goal of this discussion is to learn more about your language knowledge, personal skills and scientific interest – to be able to make the right decision to help our multicultural and open-minded community and academic integrity.
For a successful application please follow the steps below:
The applicant has to submit the following documents by uploading them to the online application portal of the University of Pécs:
*Please note: tests have to be taken within a year!
If you have any questions about the program, please contact:
Ms. Renáta Anna DEZSŐ PhD
Head of the program