Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) / Certificate in Education
Mode: Part Time - Over 2 years
Start Date: September 2019
In partnership with: University of Huddersfield
Day: Tuesday
Time: 9am - 1pm
Duration: 30 weeks per year
Cost: £3,000 per year Part Time
Course Overview

This programme is aimed at anyone wanting a route into a career in teaching or training. Studying part-time, you will develop the skills required to be an effective educator and trainer.

The in-College part of this programme is delivered over one half day per week. For the September 2018 intake this is expected to be Tuesday mornings from 9am to 1pm. In addition to this time in College, students must have relevant teaching practice to support their learning.

What will I learn?

Year 1

  • Research Informed Teaching, Learning and Assessment
  • Becoming a Subject Specialist Teacher

Year 2

  • Being a Subject Specialist Teacher
  • Policy and Professional Issues
How will the course be assessed?

Assessment takes place at the end of each module and takes the form of reports, presentations, essays, case studies and logs/journals, as appropriate.

Materials and other information

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All HE enrolments are subject to the College’s Higher Education Student Agreement.


Students can use their credits to go on to a top-up BA (Hons) in Education Studies at a number of local institutions and/or teaching in the post compulsory sector.


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