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Full time | Canterbury Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Teaching (General) Education Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Why PGCE Further Education?

The PGCE Further Education is a professional course that will qualify you to teach in the lifelong learning sector. This sector offers you a breadth of potential employment routes including Further Education colleges, sixth form colleges, adult and community learning, work-based learning and prison education.

Who is this course for?

The course is designed for those seeking employment in the Post Compulsory sector and those who obtain the PGCE will not be eligible for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) required for teaching in the compulsory sector. The course is endorsed by Lifelong Learning UK and those obtaining the PGCE will be eligible to apply for Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status.

The PGCE accommodates all subject specialisms. However, an on offer of a place on the course is subject to the University securing a placement for you in your subject specialism area within one of our partnership colleges.

During the course you will be given the opportunity to study three of the modules at master’s level, giving a maximum of 60 level 7 credits.

You can then apply to bring these into a relevant master’s degree, such as MA Education or MA Transformational Leadership.

Modules

Introduction to teaching and learning
Enhancing teaching and learning
Developing English, Maths and ICT
Reflection and Research for teaching and learning
Curriculum design for inclusive practice
Developing practice

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 should have a good honours degree at 2.2 or above and demonstrate competence regarding communication, literacy and numeracy. In the personal statement they will need to indicate sound reasons for wanting to teach in post compulsory education and have a clear awareness and experience of the sector. They should also have academic and/or industrial and commercial experience to demonstrate involvement with young people or adults in the community.

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