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Secondary Education RE PGCE

Key information
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Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Secondary Schools (General) Teaching In Secondary Schools

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course deliver a high quality, current and relevant programme of training that equips student teachers with the professional knowledge, understanding, skills and attributes they need to become outstanding teachers in our local and national secondary schools. The PGCE Secondary programme is a community of learning with partnership at the heart of the programme. University based staff work together with schools, mentors, subject communities, local and national subject communities and other education professionals to support you in developing your professional practice, providing you with excellent opportunities to engage in wider professional issues relating to pedagogy and the curriculum. The programme is integrated with school-based experience and training to ensure that your developing professional practice is underpinned by knowledge and understanding of educational theory and current local, national and international research. You will be expected to critically engage with educational issues and develop as reflective practitioners, able to evaluate and adapt your practice to meet the needs of learners from diverse backgrounds. York St John University works hard to create an inclusive environment for all our students.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

Introduction to Subject Specialism
Teaching Strategies: Planning for Learning, Teaching and Assessment in Subject Specialism
Understanding Learning and Teaching and School Experience
Emerging Professional and School Experience

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

The tuition fee for 2018 entry to this postgraduate course is £12,500 for international students.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students will normally have at least a 2:1 honours degree from a UK higher education institution, or equivalent, although applicants with a 2:2 are accepted if they can demonstrate certain aptitudes at interview. This degree is subject related to the PGCE applied for. In some circumstances candidates without a subject specialist degree may be considered if, for example, they can provide evidence of strong subject knowledge, and have at least an A ‘level in the subject.

University information

York St John University has been changing the lives of its students since 1841, when it was established as York Teacher Training School, making it one of the UK’s oldest institutions. It has an award-winning, eleven-acre campus situated in the centre of York, boasting state-of-the-art facilities following an investment of more than £46 million since 2011. Here are just some of the reasons to start your Postgraduate study at York St John...more

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