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School of Education & Human Development  - More than just Teacher Training

School of Education & Human Development - More than just Teacher Training

At Bangor you’ll study in a school that has a long tradition and an established reputation in the field of teacher education. Situated between the Snowdonia mountain range and the sea, you’ll be in a stunning study location that particularly appeals to students with an interest in outdoor activities.

Why Bangor?

  • Top 10 for Student Satisfaction – NSS 2019
  • 9th for Research Quality in Education – Complete University Guide 2020
  • Bangor is the most affordable place in the UK to be a student (TotallyMoney 2019)
  • We are located in the ideal position for outdoor education and all our Secondary PGCE courses can also be done in conjunction with Outdoor Activities.

Postgraduate Degrees

Most of our courses can by studied through the medium of Welsh, English or bilingually. Visit our website for full details on all the courses we offer.

PGCE – Primary and Secondary as part of the CaBan Partnership

The Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) is a one-year, full-time course. Students will spend a substantial part of their course on a number of placements in partner schools, under the guidance of both school mentors and university tutors. A PGCE with QTS is recognised across Wales and England and is often transferable further afield for entry into the teaching profession.

PGCE Primary with QTS (3-11) – Through Medium of Welsh or English

The Primary PGCE programme is designed to provide you with a deep understanding of how children learn, and equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to develop as a creative and innovative teacher.

PGCE Secondary with QTS – Through Medium of Welsh or English

The Secondary PGCE programmes are designed to provide you with a deep understanding of how children and adolescents learn, and equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to develop as a creative and innovative teacher.

PGCE Secondary Education subjects available include: Art, Biology, Chemistry, Design & Technology, English, Geography, History, Information Technology, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Music, Outdoor Activities, Physical Education, Physics & Religious Education.

MA Education Studies

Education Studies is offered on both a full- and part-time basis. The full-time programme includes a placement module, while the part-time course is taught during weekends or evenings, and may therefore be suited to students who are already working in a related field.

New: MSc Applied Innovation Design

The Applied Innovation Design course will prepare you to take a leading/active role in enabling a change in whatever field you choose, through the experiential application of current theory and commercial practices.

Under development: MA Childhood & Youth Studies

This is a new course that is under development and is expected to be offered for 2020 entry. Details will appear on this page as soon as they are available.

School of Education & Human Development  - More than just Teacher Training

CaBan – The North Wales Partnership with the learner at its heart

CaBan is a new collaborative centre established to provide Initial Teacher Education in north Wales between Bangor University, the University of Chester, lead and network schools and GwE. Uniquely, all partner groups have played a significant part in devising a suite of outstanding Primary and Secondary programmes for Teacher Education, that take into account what is required to prepare exceptional teachers for Wales and beyond.

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Contact

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Phone 01248 382629



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