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Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

History Teaching Teaching In Secondary Schools

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The Secondary History course is for people who want to become qualified teachers. The PGCE Secondary programme is an innovative and intensive nine month course preparing graduates for the demands of teaching in the Secondary sector. You will be awarded a PGCE and recommended for Qualified Teacher Status, enabling you to teach in schools on completion of the course. Student teachers will learn in a variety of ways in school, including from experienced mentors, through observing others and through experience. There is also a degree of individual support for learning offered in this programme provided by mentors in school and the university tutors. Students will be assessed in two main ways­ via academic assignments and assessment of their teaching. Upon successful completion of the programme students can teach in schools as qualified teachers. You can exit the PGCE courses with one of two awards. The Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) is awarded to those students who gain less than 40 Level 7 credits, but who pass all modules, gaining 60 or 40 Level 6 credits. If students achieve 40 or 60 Level 7 credits and pass all the modules, they will be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). All students completing a PGCE will also be recommended for QTS.

Different course options

Full time | Canterbury Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

This module contains the Teaching Practice element of the programme. The module is spent in schools or colleges working alongside qualified teachers teaching your subject to pupils within the setting.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,430

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a good honours degree (2:2 or above) in a subject related to the subject they wish to teach or, in some exceptional cases, an unrelated degree if they have extensive employment in industry in the relevant subject area; English and maths at GCSE (grade C or above) or equivalent for Secondary; Passes in the government's skills test in literacy and numeracy.

University information

Established in 1962, Canterbury Christ Church University is a modern, multi-campus University offering higher and professional education. The university has several campuses and centres which are based in Canterbury, Broadstairs, Medway and Tunbridge Wells, One of only a handful of universities in the UK to be situated in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it has a strong community of 17,000 students and 2,000 staff. They have four academic...more

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