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PGCE Secondary - Modern Languages PGCE Secondary leading to the award of Qualified Teacher Status (Wales & beyond through the CaBan partnership)

PGCE Secondary - Modern Languages PGCE Secondary leading to the award of Qualified Teacher Status (Wales & beyond through the CaBan partnership)

Key information
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Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Mathematics Teaching Teaching (General) Modern Languages Teaching In Secondary Schools

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The Secondary PGCE programme is designed to provide you with a deep understanding of how children and adolescents learn, and equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to develop as a creative and innovative teacher. You will learn about adolescent’s development through the Secondary sector and be supported to become an excellent teacher. This PGCE with QTS is recognised across Wales and England and is often transferable further afield for entry into the teaching profession.

Why Study with us?

Committed schools with well-trained mentors will support Associate Teachers’ progress towards Qualified Teacher Status in accordance with Professional Standards for Teaching and Leadership in Wales; Experienced tutors and researchers in university and school based staff will provide excellent support and stimulating sessions, and the qualification gained will equip students to teach within and beyond Wales; You do not need to live in Wales or speak Welsh to apply for the course. We will support you in your understanding of Welsh culture and your Welsh language learning whether you are a complete beginner or a fluent user of the language.

To teach, you need Initial Teacher Education (ITE) based at a university, school or college in the UK. Candidates should note that the application process for the PGCE programmes differs from Bangor University’s standard postgraduate application procedure.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,300

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have at least a 2:2 honours degree or equivalent in an area related to subject of study; Grade B/Grade 5 in the GCSE examination in any of the following: English Language, English Literature, Welsh Language (First Language), Welsh Literature. Where an equivalent to a grade B in either English Literature or Welsh Literature is achieved, a minimum of a grade C/grade 4 must be achieved in the corresponding GCSE examination in English or Welsh (First) Language; Grade B/Grade 5 in the GCSE Examination in Mathematics or Mathematics-Numeracy must also be achieved; GCSE Grade C/Grade 4 in Science; GCSE grade B equivalency tests in English and mathematics are available to applicants for admission to the teacher education courses for the next academic session at Bangor University. Applicants wishing to undertake the equivalency test must already have a grade C in GCSE standard. A willingness and positive attitude towards seeking to improve their personal use of the Welsh Language.

University information

Located in North Wales, between the mountains and the sea, Bangor University offers postgraduate degrees within three colleges: Arts, Humanities and Business Environmental Sciences and Engineering Human Sciences Known for its research work, Bangor is renowned in particular for its research into industries like accounting, electronic engineering, sports science and psychology. In fact, the last Research Excellence Framework (REF,...more