The PGDE (M) is for those with a good second class honours degree (usually 2:1 or above, or the equivalent) and who can evidence that they are able to work independently at a high level in the field of education studies. They will need to evidence that they can engage critically with some key ideas in teaching and teacher education.
The PGDE M will lead to 60 credits at level 7 which can be transferred to a full masters award (180 credits including dissertation). Not all graduates will be recruited to the M level qualification. Those who register for a level 7 award and do not achieve at this level will be awarded a Level 6 Diploma if they meet the requirements for this award. Please note that the PGDE (M) is only delivered at the University of Bolton.
What you will learn
The course will equip you to be an effective teacher in the classroom, as well as providing you with the skills and knowledge to work in the post-compulsory sector of education.
Teaching placements are arranged for you in situations which meet the requirements for becoming a qualified teacher in post-compulsory education.