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PGCE Secondary English with QTS


Course Description

The Faculty of Education has a longstanding national reputation for providing high-calibre initial teacher training. We are committed to providing high quality university and school-led training and have a well established partnership with over 800 secondary schools and colleges in the North West region and offer a wide range of secondary subject disciplines.

Our PGCE English has a well established regional and national reputation for training high quality teachers of English which is reflected in the excellent record of trainees securing sought-after posts. English is a core secondary school subject with a wide-ranging syllabus, including English Language and Literature, and supporting studies, such as Media Education and Drama. You will learn how to deliver the National Curriculum and GCSE requirements and within the principles of inclusive education, you will develop an understanding of children's reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Professional skills tests in Numeracy and Literacy:
All PGCE applicants will need to pass pre-entry Professional Skills Tests in Numeracy and Literacy. The Faculty of Education offer support sessions to help applicants prepare for tests, but tests must be booked externally, further details at https://getintoteaching.education.gov.uk/passing-the-skills-tests

Special Features

• Opportunity to develop expertise in Inclusive Education and Special Educational Needs
• Practice placements available in a wide range of schools and colleges
• Opportunity to apply for enrichment experience overseas
• Course includes 60 M-level CATS points, or one third of a Masters degree
• Access to NQT Alumni support in first year of teaching
• Close links to our Education and Social Research Institute

Visit the PGCE Secondary English with QTS page on the Manchester Metropolitan University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

You will normally have an undergraduate honours degree awarded by a UK university, or an equivalent higher education qualification. This course requires a minimum of a 2:1 classification. Evidence is required of relevant experience in a UK secondary school. You will also need GCSEs at grade C or above in English Language and Mathematics at the point of application.For full details on entry requirements please visit our website: View Website

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