PGCert Deaf Education (International Pathway) / Overview

Year of entry: 2024

Degree awarded
Postgraduate Certificate
1 year full-time
Number of places/applicants
15 places.
How to apply

Please apply via our online application form.

We recommend that you apply as early as possible to secure your place. We reserve the right to close applications if the course is full.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
PGCert N N Y N

Course overview

  • Broaden your knowledge of how deaf children learn through this distance learning programme suitable for teachers and practitioners not based in the UK.
  • Study on the most pioneering deaf education course in the UK at a university that has been developing expertise in this area for over 100 years.
  • Access the latest research about the wide-ranging impact of deafness on language acquisition, literacy, and holistic development.
  • Learn about Audiological Management and apply this to the context of deaf children.
  • You will take four units over a year. This will require the equivalent of one study day a weekonline as a minimum commitment.

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For entry in the academic year beginning September 2024, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • PGCert (full-time distance learning)
    UK students (per annum): n.a
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £9,400

Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration, and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK students (fees are typically fixed for International/EU students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information visit: postgraduate fees.

Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification.

Additional expenses

There are no additional course expenses if learners have access to the internet and access to a computer for their studies. The course is fully accessible online as a distance learner. There is no requirement for learners on this route to travel to Manchester or attend on-campus.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).


For the latest university-wide scholarship and bursary information, please visit the fees and funding page.

Contact details

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
+44 (0)161 529 4563
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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