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Post Graduate Education Programs

We are pleased to announce the following Post Graduate Certificate in International Education and Master of Arts (PGCiE/MA) unit to take place in August 2020 to new and existing students.

Understanding Learners and Learning (ULL)

This unit will be taught at Qatar Foundation subject to restrictions related to Covid-19. This unit, which is relevant to educators of all age ranges, will address a number of issues, including the following:

  • different perspectives on learning
  • ways in which we learn and how learning can be supported
  • the major families of learning theories – their development and use
  • how approaches to teaching can be influenced by tacit and explicit learning theories
  • how insights from neuroscience can impact on classroom learning
  • how knowledge gained about learning and learners can be applied in practical educational and training contexts

The Understanding learners and Learning unit sessions are planned to take place at Education City, Qatar as follows:

Day Date Time Comments
Wednesday 19 August 2020 08:00-15:00 (with coffee and lunch breaks)
Thursday 20 August 2020 08:00-15:00 (with coffee and lunch breaks)
Friday 21 August 2020 08:00-15:00 (with coffee and lunch breaks)
Saturday 22 August 2020 08:00-15:00 (with coffee and lunch breaks)

Details of entry requirements (including English language expectations) may be found at:

MA Education: Click here 

PGCiE: Click here 

Please submit your application for either program on-line as soon as possible, but by 24 June 2020 at the latest, as follows:

MA Education: Click here 

Choose: MA Education Study Centers (Qatar) (distance-learning part-time) starting 19 August 2020  

PGCiE: Click here 


Choose: PG Certificate in International Education Study Centers (Qatar) (distance-learning part-time) starting 19 August 2020

Current students: The Study Centre unit enrolment form is available at: Click here 
All students (current students and new students):

Please submit your completed Study Centre enrolment form to the MA/PGCiE Office at the University of Bath, on studycentres-ma@bath.ac.uk, for new students by no later than 24 June 2020 and for current students by no later than 8 July 2020.


EDI will augment and support the PGCiE with a Teacher Certification Program where participants are supported in securing a mentor and offered one to one coaching.
The PGCiE course lasts up to two years and involves successful completion of two taught units and an Education Enquiry unit.


  • Unit 1: Education in an International Context + 5,000 word assignment (12 Credits)
  • Unit 2: Understanding Learners and Learning + 5,000 word assignment (12 Credits)
  • Unit 3: Education Enquiry (6 Credits) + 3000 word assignment

The MA course lasts up to five years and involves successful completion of five taught units and a 15,000 dissertation.

Compulsory units:
  • Unit 1: Education in an International Context + 5,000 word assignment (12 Credits)
  • Unit 2: Understanding Learners and Learning + 5,000 word assignment (12 Credits)

The MA Education allows you the greatest flexibility in choice of units and dissertation topic (with the exception of those opting to take the International Baccalaureate Educator Certificate, who are required to take specific units).

In order to study the International Baccalaureate Educator Certificates (IBEC) at the University of Bath you need to have current or recent teaching experience of an IB program and then gain admission to the MA Education program. If your application is successful you can study the IBEC alongside the MA Education:

For further information: Please email edi_uni_progs@qf.org.qa.