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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Post-Compulsory Education and Training

Birmingham City University

12 months
Duration
13200 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Are you looking to gain a nationally-recognised teaching qualification in post-compulsory education and training (PCET)? You'll benefit from our strong partnerships with organisations and colleges outside of the University as well as workshops and the superb support offered by tutors and mentors. The Post-Compulsory Education and Training is provided by Birmingham City University.

Overview

What's covered in the course?

We match your degree subject (in any subject area) to one of the PCET specialisms that we offer:

  • Arts, Media and Performance
  • English, Literacy and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Mathematics and Numeracy
  • Science and Technology

The means you could have a degree in subject to apply for this course and we will place you in one of the umbrella categories above. 

For example, if you have a degree in Health and Social Care you'll fit into Science and Technology, or with a degree in Construction you might fit into Science or Mathematics. 

The Post-Compulsory Education and Training - PGCE is provided by Birmingham City University.

Enhancing your employability skills

This course boosts your chance of finding a job after graduating because the focus and subject specialism is designed to enhance your employment opportunities.

Placements

We have partnership arrangements with large further education colleges in the West Midlands, as well as prison education units, a number of training agencies and private providers.

You will spend three days each week, between November and May, on placement and you will be supported by your tutor/mentor.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Professional Journey of Teaching Practice 
  • Effective Teaching, Learning and Assessment in the Classroom 
  • Practiced Based Enquiry 
  • Analysis of Inclusive Learning Practice and Design 
  • Electives

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants will have (or expect to achieve before enrolment) a Bachelor's Honours degree, at lower Second Class level or above from a UK higher education institution or a recognised equivalent.
  • The content of your previous experience and education should provide the necessary foundation for work as a teacher.
  • At the point of enrolment to the course, it is also necessary to have a GCSE at grade C or above (or its equivalent) in English language and mathematics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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