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Primary (3-11) (Including School Direct) with QTS - PGCE Wales and beyond through the CaBan Partnership

Primary (3-11) (Including School Direct) with QTS - PGCE Wales and beyond through the CaBan Partnership

Key information
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Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Teaching (General) Primary Schools (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course overview

This brand new, exciting and innovative course has been co-created with our Lead Partner Schools in Wales and Bangor University. It is designed to provide you with a deep understanding of how children learn, and aims to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to develop as a creative and innovative teacher.

This course is available in the mediums of both English and Welsh. It can be followed through the medium of Welsh through the CaBan partnership at Bangor University.

Why study this course with us?

The CaBan (Chester and Bangor) Partnership builds on our shared rich history of developing highly skilled and knowledgeable teachers. This course, which has been designed in full collaboration with our Lead Schools, is both practically rigorous and academically challenging. You will be supported to develop a critical appreciation of how educational research informs practice and impacts on the learning and well-being of primary-aged children. Through dedicated commitment to the course, you will be very well equipped for a career within the teaching profession.

A significant proportion of your time involves being actively engaged within our partner schools where fully trained mentors will guide your professional learning and journey towards becoming a qualified teacher.

Your expertise and employability will be enhanced through access to different educational settings, e.g. nurseries, primary and special schools, and centres for outdoor education.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£9,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Contact University and ask about this fee

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally: - hold or be expected to gain a minimum 2:2 honours degree - have relevant experience in state schools and experience of working with young people - have grade B/grade 5 in the GCSE examination in any of the following: English Language, English Literature, Welsh Language (First Language), Welsh Literature. Where an equivalent to a grade B in either English Literature or Welsh Literature is achieved, a minimum of a grade C/grade 4 must be achieved in the corresponding GCSE examination in English or Welsh (First) Language. - have a GCSE Grade C/Grade 4 in Science - have a Grade B/Grade 5 in the GCSE Examination in Mathematics or Mathematics-Numeracy. Where an equivalent to a grade B in Mathematics is achieved, a minimum of a grade C/grade 4 must be achieved in the corresponding GCSE examination in Mathematics or Mathematics-Numeracy. - have to fulfil pre-course entry tests as determined by the Education Workforce Council (EWC) - satisfy the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check made through the University.

University information

From a teaching college established in 1839, to becoming the University of Chester in 2005, over 180 years of academic growth has allowed the University to offer an extensive selection of postgraduate courses and research options across a number of specialist sites. This includes five sites in and around Chester, a campus in Warrington, a University Centre in Shrewsbury, and a new health and nursing education facility, Marriss House, in...more