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Secondary Teaching leading to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) (PGCE)


Kingston University    Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education

Full time September PGCE 1 year full time

About the course

Want to make a difference to the lives of young people in the classroom? Train to teach in one year with our PGCE Secondary course.

This course will enable you to become an effective, inclusive and evidence informed teacher. The course is designed to model dynamic, flexible and responsive teaching which you can use in your own practice. You will benefit from two contrasting placements in our committed partnership of schools. The course is designed to allow you to spend 120 days in schools, working with experienced teachers to develop your practice.

You will also benefit from a course that supports you in becoming a research-engaged teacher, who can use evidence to drive improvements in young people's learning and wellbeing.

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Entry Requirements

2:2 honours degree from a UK higher education institution or equivalent overseas qualification relevant to your specialism (at least 50%). NARIC must be provided for overseas qualifications to determine comparability. For the Citizenship pathway: degree should be in a subject that includes elements of social sciences or humanities subjects. GCSE grade C / grade 4 or above in English and mathematics. If you do not meet the GCSE requirement in any of these subjects, you may take an equivalency test with an approved equivalency test provider. An enhanced DBS and Health checking process identifies no concerns about suitability to teach.


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