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Secondary Education English

Middlesex University

Postgraduate Certificate On Campus
12 months
Duration
13000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Language is at the heart of everything we do. It sustains thought, development and community. As an excellent written and verbal communicator, this is your chance to strengthen young people's English skills through writing, reading, speaking and listening. The PGCE Secondary Education English course is offered at Middlesex University.

Overview

Why study PGCE Secondary Education English at Middlesex University?

At Middlesex University, we are passionate about language and literature in all its forms. Combining your enthusiasm for literature and communication with the educational theory and practice offered on this course, our team of experienced English teachers will equip you with the skills and experience necessary to both educate and inspire secondary English pupils. Through interactive workshops, tutorials, lectures and debates, this one-year full-time course enables you to meet and exceed the national standards for the award of qualified teacher status.

During your studies, you will undertake teaching placements in at least two secondary schools and have the chance to acquire skills in the pedagogy of English teaching and in the application of new technologies in teaching and learning. We have excellent relationships with schools in and outside London and in this highly personalised programme, schools are carefully selected to suit each individual and expose them to a variety of imaginative and thought provoking learning strategies. Key experts from our partner schools are on hand to offer invaluable mentoring and support.

The PGCE Secondary Education English course includes interrelated elements that focus on the school and classroom, language, literature and communication. Key areas addressed during the course include the teaching of literature, media aspects of English; an exploration of support for language and learning needs; and the role of Drama within English.

Course highlights

  • Many of our graduates have their first teaching job at the schools where they had their placement
  • The diverse teaching placements will enable you to understand, critically evaluate and respond to the needs of children in multicultural, multilingual and multi-faith settings, and schools in both rural and urban environments
  • As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Careers

Middlesex University has consistently high employment rates for its teaching programmes. We have excellent relationships with schools in north London, Essex and Hertfordshire and many of our graduates start their first teaching post at the school where they completed a placement during the programme.

Programme Structure

What will you study on the PGCE Secondary Education English?

You will critically evaluate the effectiveness of a wide range of resources and your own lesson plans. You will analyse research data and critically evaluate how research has contributed to the knowledge and understanding of how to teach English effectively.

Courses Include:

  • School-Based Training 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend applying as early as possible for your chosen postgraduate course to ensure you are granted a place  .

Language

English

Credits

60 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.
87
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You need at least a 2.2 Bachelor honours degree or equivalent from a recognised overseas qualification, in a subject relevant to your chosen subject area
  • Level 3 qualification in English Language or English Literature.
  • You must have GCSEs Grade C or above in English and Maths or be retaking them this year. We also accept the equivalency tests by Equivalency Testing, A Star Teachers or any other appropriately accredited provider. We cannot accept functional skills or key skills or IELTS.
  • Entry onto this course requires an interview. We use the interview to find out more about you, to better understand your aspirations and interests, and to explore why you want to study here. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Secondary Education English
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