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Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Music Teaching / Training Teaching In Secondary Schools

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course aims to develop an understanding of the specialist subject in the context of the National Curriculum, the principles involved in the teaching and learning of the subject across the full age and ability range and the professional values and practice, subject knowledge and understanding commensurate with the particular subject specialism. This includes how children learn and how they develop cognitively, socially and physically and the understanding, skills and personal qualities necessary for managing the learning environment. All trainees undertake a module concerned with the wider context of schools and education. This develops the knowledge, skills and attitudes required for your first teaching post in a secondary school. It also builds a foundation for further professional development. Elements of this module include both whole cohort keynote lectures and seminars, many of which are led by mixed groups of trainees supported by tutors. This allows you to meet the Teacher Standards by making secure connections between issues in school and your own professional practice. This teaching degree provides graduates with the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to teach Music at secondary level. Time is spent in the University and in classroom placements, ensuring that by the end of the course, trainees are confident professionals ready to begin teaching in secondary schools. The award is offered at two levels. Both are recognised teaching qualifications, but the postgraduate award will allow fast-track entry to Masters Courses: Professional Graduate Certificate in Education; Postgraduate Certificate in Education. The choice of which qualification to take will be made while on the course, successful completion of which will lead to recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). The vocational nature of the PGCE Secondary and the fact that successful completion of the course leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) means that graduates are ideally placed to pursue a career as a teacher in a secondary school or college. We involve industry experts in our courses in a number of ways: We consult with employers when we design and update our courses; We ensure you are prepared to meet the demands of the workplace by continually checking the currency and validity of our courses with employers; You will have the opportunity to have a work placement (if not already in paid or voluntary employment and Employers may input directly into your course through guest lectures, projects, and other work-related activities.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

This module aims to develop you as a teacher who exercises responsibility: for your pupils as individuals and as members of groups within and beyond the school community; and for productive interaction both with professional colleagues including teaching and support staff in school, staff from external agencies, and with other adults, including parents and carers; and for your own professional development. It aims to equip you with theoretical and practical understanding and experience of: planning, setting high expectations and appropriate targets; monitoring and assessment; and teaching and behaviour management.

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)

£13,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students will need: a good UK honours degree or equivalent, at a minimum 2:2 with at least 50% focused on subject areas that are very closely related to the subject that you wish to teach; and GCSE English and Mathematics at minimum grade C or equivalent.

University information

Situated in Nottingham - voted the second best city for students in the UK - Nottingham Trent University consists of 3 large campuses: City Site, Clifton and Brackenhurst. NTU offers almost 200 taught courses and has a wide range of research degree options across its many academic schools: NTU Doctoral School (research degrees) Nottingham Business School Nottingham Law School Nottingham Institute of Education ...more