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  PGCE Postgraduate Certificate in Education

University of Sheffield    School of Education

Full time September Other, PGCE 36 weeks full-time Award winner
Education (11)

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The Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) is the perfect programme for aspiring teachers who want to excel in their profession. This comprehensive course covers all aspects of planning, teaching, learning, assessing, policies, and processes. With the option to earn masters credits, you can even pursue an MA in Applied Professional Studies in Education. Our graduates are known for their exceptional teaching skills, thanks to our emphasis on research, policies, and practical classroom experience. We offer various routes, including School Direct, where you'll have the opportunity to secure employment within a cluster of schools. Entry requirements include a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree and completion of necessary training. Join us and embark on a rewarding teaching career.

About the course

Learn everything the qualified teacher needs to know about planning, teaching, learning, assessing, policies and processes. Our PGCE includes masters credits, which you could put towards study for an MA Applied Professional Studies in Education.

From May of the year of entry, formal programme regulations will be available in our Programme Regulations Finder

Our graduates make great teachers. It’s that simple. The PGCE course helps you develop an understanding of research, policies and practice relating to education in general and secondary education in particular. You’ll analyse and reflect on what you learn to connect research with the classroom.

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Entry Requirements

Minimum 2:2 undergraduate honours degree in one of our teaching subjects or with a strong element of a teaching subject.

For maths, physics and physics with maths applicants, a minimum third class undergraduate honours degree is required, with at least a grade B in the relevant A Level.

Completing a Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) course may also be a condition of an offer of a place on the course.

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Thank you for teaching me how to teach ... Turns out you did a pretty amazing job! (Winner of Teacher of The Year in a Secondary School, Pearson Teaching Awards 2015)

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