menu icon
Professional Graduate Certificate in Education PCET (PGCE)

Professional Graduate Certificate in Education PCET (PGCE)

Key information

Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Education Studies

Course type


Course Summary

This course is designed especially for those who want a nationally recognised qualification in order to teach students in further education, sixth form and tertiary colleges, prisons, adult education and work-based learning e experiences you will gain during the year at your own teaching placement means that you can gain valuable teaching experience with the support of a mentor who can help you as you develop the skills and knowledge covered on the course and to identify immediate links between the course content and your teaching practice. The team pride themselves on offering innovative and creative teaching strategies which take advantage of new technologies and approaches, which are designed to give you the key skills for success when you complete your qualification. We work closely with a wide range of businesses and agencies to continue to develop additional opportunities for each of our learners at all stages of this course. This wide and varied sector includes colleges, Universities, charities, private companies, the emergency services, NHS, independent education settings, and specialist education settings. The course team is responsive to creative use of assessment strategies that facilitate and support learners’ styles of learning. Tutor, mentor and peer observations are integral to the programme.Assessment strategies include: Microteach simulation; Reflective Blogs; Essay; Report; Literature Review; Academic Poster.

Different course options

Full time | Wrexham Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



The Reflective Professional - Core
Enhancing Learning through Creative and Innovative Practice - Core
The Reflective Practitioner - Core
Preparing to Teach in Post-compulsory Education and Training - Core
Connecting Theories of Learning, Teaching and Assessment - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to hold a degree.

University information

Wrexham Glyndwr University offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses, along with part-time courses and professional qualifications. The university prides itself on its industry-led courses, offering links with employers. There are over 9,000 students at the university, with around 1,500 studying for a postgraduate qualification. The main campus in Wrexham is located on the edge of town and contains the majority...more