Duration: 12 months|Hope Park|Start month: September|UCAS Code: See below Work Placement Opportunities
ABOUT THE COURSE
The Secondary PGCE programme will support students to consider the pedagogy of their chosen subject specialism in depth. This course aims to develop and integrate subject pedagogy and theory with classroom practice and equip student teachers with the skills necessary to become reflective and effective teachers of their chosen subject across the 11-18 age range.
All Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) courses at Liverpool Hope offer students the opportunity to combine a programme of theory with real world experience. The initial professional development focuses on what underpins the work of an effective and successful teacher, while school placements offer you the opportunity to put theory into practice. School placements will cover the 11-16 age range, along with a KS5 enhancement.
*PGCE Business includes subject sessions concentrating on the pedagogy of teaching Business along with working with local employers to enhance business education. School placements will cover the 14-18 age range, along with a KS3 enhancement opportunity.
Successful completion of this PGCE secondary course is achieved through the following ways:
Award of Postgraduate Certificate in Secondary Education - made upon successful completion of the formal subject based assignments at Masters Level and successful completion of the two teaching placements. This provides a recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and 60 Masters Credits.
Award of Professional Certificate in Secondary Education - made upon successful completion of formal subject based assignments at least at Honours level but below Masters level and successful completion of two teaching placements for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
Work Placement Opportunities
Each PGCE Secondary course involves at least two placements in a secondary school setting. This gives you an opportunity to put theory into practice, ensuring that when you finish the degree you will be prepared for a fulfilling career as a teacher.
Preferably an Undergraduate Honours Degree 2:1 or above, incorporating at least 50% subject related for the following subjects, a 2:2 may be considered.
Art & Design
Computer Science with ICT
GCSE Grade C or above in English and Mathematics (Grade 4 or above in the new grading system). These can be pending but required before enrolment
Relevant experience in a school setting is beneficial for your application, but not essential.
Offers will be subject to a successful interview, as well as a Health Check Statement and an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formally the Criminal Records Bureau – CRB).
International Entry Requirements
For students whose first language is not English there is a language requirement of IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.0 minimum of all components. In addition to this, we also accept a wide range of International Qualifications, for more information please visit our English Language Requirements page.
For additional information about country specific entry requirements visit the your country pages.
UK/EU TUITION FEES
Home/EU fees for 2020/21 entry are £9,250
Bursaries and Scholarships
Dependent upon your degree classification and the subject to be studied, training bursaries & scholarships may be available.