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PGCE - (incorporating the Diploma in Education and Training)


University of Plymouth Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Full time See Course PGCE 1 year (with placements)

About the course

With options to work in further education colleges, adult and community education, work-based training, offender learning and public sector organisations, our programme helps you develop the required skills, knowledge and professional values. With a large proportion of your time spent on placement, you have the chance to gain real-world experience, preparing you for a fulfilling and rewarding career.

We particularly welcome applications from exceptional candidates who wish to teach in offender learning settings.

Key features

  • Receive 'excellent support from tutors and mentors and make good progress in developing the skills and attributes to become accomplished teachers' (Ofsted, 2014).
  • Spend two days a week on placement in a further education and skills setting. We also have a limited number of

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Entry Requirements

Bachelors or masters degree in a relevant subject
GCSE: You will be required to achieve and evidence a level 2 equivalent in both English and Maths by the end of the programme.
Good information and communications technology (ICT) skills.
Applicants with overseas qualifications can check their compatibility with the UK equivalent through NARIC, who provide an advisory service. We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

Please see course website for further details.


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