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Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Teaching (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

St Mary's has been recognised as one of the highest quality providers of training for primary teachers in the country. Our courses are excellent preparation for a career in teaching.

Why study Primary?

We aim to teach and learn alongside creative, reflective and dynamic practitioners who are committed to teaching children. The programme encourages you to increase your understanding of teaching and learning processes in order to develop and maintain the high levels of enthusiasm, ability and passion necessary within the teaching profession.

At St Mary's, we look for those who wish to learn from challenges and seek a higher capacity to know more. In line with the University Mission Statement, the programme seeks to prepare teachers for schools at home and abroad with special provision for those intending to teach in Roman Catholic and other Christian schools.

Why St Mary's?

The Primary PGCE programme provides an intense training experience that combines academic rigour with personal and professional learning experiences. The training is designed to meet the needs of each trainee to support and develop the skills, knowledge and attributes needed to start a teaching career.

In preparation for your teaching role, you will be trained across the 5-11 age range, developing knowledge and practice to support your development of:

  • Critical understanding of educational theory
  • Reflective practice linked to professional standards
  • Practitioner research and a wide range of educational issues to understand the unique characteristics of children and their learning needs
  • Subject-specific knowledge and creative ways to enthuse and educate children.

Career opportunities

A career in teaching offers the same rewards that you would expect from a graduate position with good salaries and opportunities for career progression. The opportunities, however, to inspire, educate and teach future generations of children are unlike any other graduate job!

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

02-SEP-20

Modules

The module aims to provide trainees with the pedagogical knowledge and understanding necessary to teach science effectively and to secure pupils? progress in science.

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)

£12,730

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants should have (or be working towards) a Bachelors degree, preferably with a 2:2 or above. A minimum of level 4 (grade C if taken before 2017) in GCSE English, Mathematics and Science. GCSE equivalents are offered by St Mary's University.