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Post-Compulsory Education and Training - PGCE

Post-Compulsory Education and Training - PGCE

Key information
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Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Teaching / Training In Post-Compulsory Education

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is for those who are you looking to gain a nationally recognized teaching qualification in post-compulsory education and training (PCET). If so, our PGCE PCET is for you. You'll benefit from our strong partnerships with organizations and colleges outside of the University as well as workshops and the superb support offered by tutors and mentors. This course boosts your chance of finding a job after graduating because the focus and subject specialism is designed to enhance your employment opportunities.

This teacher training course is particularly successful at integrating academic studies with the professional competences. In particular, this programme is structured so that you will enjoy working in curriculum groups with other trainee teachers from a similar or related subject area. This allows you to exchange ideas and share good practice, supporting you with explicit links to the wider education sector. The course will support you to become an outstanding practitioner. We have partnership arrangements with large further education colleges in the West Midlands, as well as prison education units, a number of training agencies and private providers.

This course boosts your chance of finding a job after graduating because the focus and subject specialism is designed to enhance your employment opportunities. Student Jobs on Campus ensures that our students are given a first opportunity to fill many part-time temporary positions within the University. This allows you to work while you study with us, fitting the job around your course commitments. By taking part in the scheme, you will gain valuable experiences and employability skills, enhancing your prospects in the job market. It will also allow you to become more involved in University life by delivering, leading and supporting many aspects of the learning experience, from administration to research and mentoring roles.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

This module supports you in developing your knowledge and skills relating to the key theories, principles and models of inclusive curriculum design and implementation. This assignment will be undertaken during your teaching placement and you will select to include in your submission two resources designed to support inclusive learning in your area of the curriculum which you have designed yourself. These resources will be presented on an academic poster (A2 size) on which you will critically evaluate the inclusivity and diversity of the resources selected analysing inclusive curriculum design as well as utilising comments from a Critical Friend observation. Recent developments in digital learning resources will be considered in relation to inclusivity and you will analyse a range of factors that affect inclusion in your subject specialism.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants will have (or expect to achieve before enrolment) a Bachelor's Honours degree, at lower Second Class level (2:2 or higher) or above from a UK higher education institution or a recognised equivalent. The content of your previous experience and education should provide the necessary foundation for work as a teacher. At the point of enrolment to the course, it is also necessary to have a GCSE at grade C or above (or its equivalent) in English language and mathematics.