This one-year Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) will recommend you for Qualified Teacher Status to teach in secondary schools. We work closely with over 500 partnership schools to prepare you fully for the practical demands of teaching, including the teaching of all National Curriculum subjects. You’ll be taught and supported by highly experienced teams who have a national reputation for the quality of their training. Home and EU students can apply to the Student Loans Company for a tuition fee loan to cover the cost of the fees. You may be eligible for a bursary or scholarship up to £30,000.*
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By completing this course, you’ll have the opportunity to fast-track to Stage Two of a Masters’ degree, giving you a head-start if you decide to continue your professional development. Many of our postgraduates choose to develop their career through a specialist curriculum or pastoral role, or by moving into management. They may become heads of department, heads of year or co-ordinators of a cross-curricular area, such as special needs or careers education, as well as subject or professional mentors for trainee teachers on placement.
Route 1: University-Led (Core)
If you have little direct experience of the classroom but passionate about your subject and would like to experience placements in different schools, including one with a sixth form, this may the best option for you. You'll pay fees but you might be eligible for funding through tuition fee loans, training bursaries or scholarships.
Route 2: School-Led (School Direct Training)
This is a good option if you have some experience in working with young people, for example you may be a scout leader or have worked as a camp leader. Your placement is based mainly in one school with some limited time spent at the University. You'll pay fees but you might be eligible for funding through tuition fee loans, bursaries or scholarships.
Route 3: School-Led (School Direct Salaried)
The salaried route provides an employment based option for high-quality graduates with previous work experience, ideal for those who have worked in a school setting or who are seeking to change career. You will not be eligible for any bursaries or scholarships.
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