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PGCE Professional Graduate Certificate In Education 14+

PGCE Professional Graduate Certificate In Education 14+

Key information
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Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Teaching (General) Education Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Teaching is a challenging and rewarding career, and it’s not limited to schools. Further education and sixth form colleges, adult and community education, the prison and probation services, pre-employment training and work-based learning are also environments where talented teachers are needed. If you’re already qualified in an area such as art and design, business and legal studies, health and childhood studies, humanities, language and communications, maths, science, or technology, then this course offers you the skills and knowledge needed for a wide variety of roles teaching people aged 14 and above. This is a pre-service Initial Teacher Education (ITE) course you don’t need prior experience of teaching or current employment in education. Through a combination of traditional study and work-based learning, you’ll be able to explore the key theories and techniques of teaching, learning and assessment. We’ll support you as you discover how to apply them in practice, how you can mould them to the teaching of your specialist subject and how they link into current research in education.

Course Highlights: Ofsted rated us as ‘outstanding’ for the quality of leadership and management across our ITE partnerships at the last inspection in December 2012, and rated the quality of outcomes for our trainee teachers, the quality of the training they receive and the overall effectiveness of our partnerships as ‘good’; In most cases, we’ll organise your work placements and these may be in a variety of settings, helping you gain a rounded appreciation of the types of environment you can work in and experience teaching a diverse range of learners; Face-to-face sessions and one-to-one support is offered by our team of highly experienced, enthusiastic and dedicated experts, ensuring you have access to feedback and advice; You’ll have the chance to develop key skills such as communication, team working, problem solving, numeracy and ICT skills.

Key Features: The University of Bolton sits at the heart of an extensive and well-established partnership of post-14 education and training providers, offering access to an impressive range of educational environments; Our highly qualified and dedicated team offer a wealth of experience of teaching both in post-14 education and training and teacher education; We offer a warm and friendly environment for your studies, with relatively small class sizes and excellent IT and library facilities; Work-based learning through teaching placements is essential for success on this course and you’ll have the opportunity to gain a minimum of 100 hours’ experience planning and delivering learning.

Career Opportunities: The Professional Graduate Certificate in Education 14+ is a teacher education course for graduates who wish to teach in the Further Education and Skills sector of education; for example in adult and community education, further education, sixth form colleges, the prison and probation services, pre-employment training and work-based learning. In this sector, you’ll have the opportunity to work with further education learners who range in age from 14 years to adult. These students come from different backgrounds and experiences and may enter further education from local schools, the community, industry or local businesses.

Different course options

Full time | University of Bolton | 1 year | 09-SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

09-SEP-19

Modules

Promoting Positive Behaviour - Core
Integrating English and Maths in Teaching and Learning - Core
Teaching, Learning and Assessing - Core
Professionalism and Quality in the Curriculum - Core
Professional Research Project - Core
Professional Practice Portfolio - Core
Preparation for Education and Training - Core

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)

£12,450

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students must have at least a Lower Second Class (2:2) Honours degree (or equivalent) in a subject that is relevant to the area they wish to teach. If their degree is not from a recognised UK higher education institution advice will be taken from the International Office on comparability. If they have an HND, Foundation Degree or DipHE, our CertEd Certificate in Education 14+ course details. If they have an Upper Second Class (2:1) or First Class Honours degree (or equivalent Master’s level PGCE Postgraduate Certificate in Education (M) 14+.

University information

The university was crowned University of the Year in Greater Manchester by Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018, as well as being awarded a silver rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). Students are also very happy there, proved by their number one ranking for Greater Manchester ranking in the Complete University Guide 2019 for student satisfaction University of Bolton is a modern, town-centre campus, which offers a wide range of...more