Full time September PGCE 1 year full time
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Are you a graduate eager to ignite young minds in your specialist subject? The PGCE Secondary Education programme at Cardiff Met is your gateway to becoming a qualified teacher. This one-year course equips you with the skills to be a confident, reflective, and innovative educator committed to lifelong learning. Choose from a variety of subject areas, including Art and Design, Mathematics, and Modern Foreign Languages. The programme integrates school-based and university learning, with a focus on practical experience in lead partner schools. Modules cover pedagogy, professional accountability, and perspectives in learning and teaching. You'll benefit from a supportive learning environment that fosters critical thinking and self-directed learning. Upon completion, you'll be recommended for Qualified Teacher Status, opening doors to teaching opportunities in Wales, the UK, and beyond. Join us and embark on a rewarding journey towards shaping the future generation!

About the course

If you are a graduate with a passion for your specialist subject and a desire to inspire young people, this course is for you! The PGCE Secondary Education degree at Cardiff Met is a one year course that leads to the award of qualified teacher status. The course aims to prepare student teachers to be highly-skilled, confident, critically reflective and innovative practitioners who are committed to life-long professional learning and the education of young people.

The Secondary PGCE is also available to study through the medium of Welsh, TAR Uwchradd.

The course provides professional training for graduates who wish to teach the following subject areas:

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Entry Requirements

All applicants will be required to apply through UCAS Undergraduate by completing an online application form. Applications will then be assessed against the entry criteria for the relevant programme and applicants invited to attend an interview on the basis of this information.

All applicants should:

have a previous education background which provides the necessary foundation for work as a teacher in the relevant phase and subject specialism;
have the aptitude, capability, and resilience to meet the required QTS outcomes by the end of their ITE programme;
possess the appropriate personal and intellectual qualities to become excellent practitioners;


As a postgraduate, research or part-time student, the tuition fees you are charged will depend on the course you choose to study.

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Colleen Conway

I've enjoyed the teaching placements and have gained many skills I believe will make me a great teacher.

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