Miriam College is a premier women's college in the Philippines. Founded in 1924, Miriam College offers programs at the basic, tertiary, post-graduate and adult education levels.

The institution supports specialized centers engaged in curriculum development, research, community outreach and advocacy in the fields of social development, peace education, environmental studies and women’s empowerment.

  • Address : Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights Quezon City 1108 Philippines

  • Email Us : info@mc.edu.ph

  • Call Us : (+63 02) 8 930-MCQC (6272)

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Post-Graduate Certificate in Designing Education & Master of Arts in Designing Education

Postgraduate Certificate in Designing Education

The PGCert in Designing Education has been designed as an integral part of an international Master of Arts degree in Designing Education, delivered by Goldsmiths, University of London. These combined programmes offer a unique opportunity to explore the relationship between critical design thinking and critical pedagogy to uncover new areas for learning and teaching practice.

The PGCert in Designing Education provides the contemporary contextual modules/content that explore, and advance, teaching and learning practice in the Philippines and are foundational, and integral to progression to the full Master or Arts in Designing Education (MADE). PGCert is equivalent to 60 credits to the full MADE.

Master of Arts in Designing Education (MADE)

The MA in Designing Education is unique internationally as it enables students to explore the relationship between critical design thinking and critical pedagogy in order to uncover new areas for learning and teaching practice. The program re-visits and re-invigorates pedagogical practice through engaging with diverse fields of enquiry such as social justice, 21st century education and sustainable futures, in order to better understand how these may contribute to diverse learning contexts.

The MA in Designing Education supports learning in three key ways:

  • It allows for complimentary prior learning through an articulation process 
  • It develops understanding of how to design education through engagement with individual curriculum areas, educational systems and local government agendas 
  • It maximises access to international research expertise through practice based research


What will I learn?

Some of the courses you will take are:

  • Critical and Radical Pedagogies
  • Spaces and Practices of Education
  • Independent Research Project

This dual awards program is jointly offered by Miriam College and Goldsmiths, University of London

Application Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in any field of study.
  • Accepted applicant must take the IELTS Test. The required score is 6.5 overall with 6.5 in writing.
  • 1,500-word essay on School-based Innovation.
  • A panel interview with the Dean of the College of Education, Chairperson of the Child Development Education, and Director for Innovation Development

Goldsmiths College, University of London is a public research university specialising in the arts, design, humanities, and social sciences. It has for a length of time involved in teacher training and development in areas ranging from Creative and Social Technologies to Anomalistic Psychology. The QS World Rankings placed it in the top five UK Universities for Art and Design and Communication and Media Studies.