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Primary (QTS)

University of Worcester

Postgraduate Certificate
9 months
Duration
13700 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The PGCE - Primary (QTS) programme of University of Worcester is led by experienced academic staff with extensive research profiles, meaning your learning is shaped by those helping to shape education itself.

Overview

With a range of career-enhancing subject specialisms for you to choose from, and personalised support that is tailored to meet your needs, in the PGCE - Primary (QTS) programme of University of Worcester you have the ideal environment to hone your skills as an inspiring and innovative teacher.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Education is not only an internationally respected route in to a career in teaching, it is also the start of a journey like no other.

Key features

  • Worcester is one of the country's leading providers of teaching training, with an excellent reputation in this area. We offer a personalised NQT support package for all of our students
  • The PGCE explores pedagogy, practice and wider issues of education and society, enhancing your prospects as a practitioner and potentially a future leader in the profession.
  • With 60 credits at Masters level and a strong international reputation, a PGCE can take you anywhere, from Masters study to a job on the other side of the world
  • You can either take the Early Years (Ages 3-7) route or the Later Years (Ages 5-11) route.

Where could it take you?

  • Upon successful completion of the PGCE course, you take with you a Career Entry Profile to start the process of your continuing professional development as a teacher.
  • Graduates from the Primary Department at the University of Worcester are extremely employable; employability for the class of 2016/17 was 98%

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Practice
  • Pedagogy
  • Research
  • Subject Studies
  • School Experience

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
86
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
70

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Honours degree normally (2:2) or higher from a United Kingdom higher education institution or equivalent qualification. Applicants with a 3rd class degree will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Grade C/level 4 at GCSE in English Language, Mathematics and Science(or equivalent) passed at time of entry. For further details on our GCSE equivalence tests, please contact AdmissionsA@worc.ac.uk or telephone 01905 855111.
  • School experience is desirable, but not essential prior to an interview. At interview we will discuss relevant prior school experience or opportunities applicants have had to work with school aged children. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13700 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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