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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Primary Initial Teacher Education (5-11)

University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)

12 months
Duration
13500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The Primary Initial Teacher Education (5-11) from University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is committed to training outstanding and transformational teachers for the future, able to provide first class educational experiences that make a significant difference to the life chances of all children - and to do so through partnership schools in the region. 

Overview

Teaching is a challenging, exciting and very rewarding career with a high level of job satisfaction. It is a great privilege, as well as a great responsibility, to be one of the first teachers to influence a child.

This one-year postgraduate Primary Initial Teacher Education (5-11) from University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) prepares you to take your place in primary schools as generalist teachers, within a specific key stage Primary (age range 5-11 years) subject specialism.

Careers / Further study 

PGCE courses include 60 credits assessed at master's level.

As a trainee teacher, you will be joining a modern and well-regarded course to train to teach across the 5-11 age range and gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

Programme Structure

The module areas you will study are:

  • Theories underpinning pedagogical approaches
  • Planning and implementing appropriate teaching strategies and classroom management
  • Subject studies
  • Current educational policy and practice
  • Evaluation of learner needs and the educational impact of their teaching
  • Professional skills and attributes, including keeping children safe
  • The use of evidence-based practice 
  • Feedback and assessment of teaching against the English Teachers' Standards, supported by a university tutor and school based mentor.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • there are no specific deadlines, but the sooner you apply, the less likely you are to miss out.

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree, or a recognised equivalent qualification. This is typically 2:2 or higher but we will look at all applications against the demands of the course.
  • GCSE grade C/4 in English Language, Mathematics and Science, or equivalent. 

Our PGCE courses include a high level of placement based learning and working with children. We would encourage all applicants to get as much relevant experience of working or volunteering with children to help prepare them for this crucial element of their course.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 13500 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 Bristol

750 - 1260 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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