Bishop Grosseteste University

Bishop Grosseteste University

Secondary Education

We currently offer: Art and design; drama; English; geography; mathematics; modern languages (French, German and/or Spanish); music; religious education (RE); physical education (PE); social science; science with either chemistry, biology or physics.You will spend two thirds of the year in partner schools and other educational settings gaining rich and varied experiences designed to support meeting the standards for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). Working with peers, tutors and school-based colleagues, you will develop your abilities to promote effective learning among 11-16 year olds. You will also have opportunities to gain experience of post-16 teaching.

Entry requirements

For all PGCE secondary specialisms you will normally need: GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) in English language and mathematics at the time of application; a relevant Honours degree at a 2.2 classification or above (where the degree result is to be awarded in the year of application, we will require a predicted degree classification as part of an academic reference provided on the application); skills tests in numeracy and literacy; declaration of health; DBS (formerly the CRB); enhanced disclosure.Experience in a relevant setting is also required as it will help you to make sure that you are aware of the role of a teacher in the 21st century. The course is intensive and demanding and you need to be very sure that you understand and are suited to a career in the teaching profession. It is also important as we look for evidence of recent experience on your application form, and you will also need to talk about your recent experience in a relevant setting at interview, reflecting on what you have learned.

Course modules

Modules include: Subject studies A; professional studies A; subject studies B; work placement; professional studies B; research project; core curriculum and information communication technology (ICT); professional studies A; the foundation subjects; work placement; professional studies B; research project; final Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) placement.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through written assignments, Wikis, subject development tasks, professional studies tasks as well as school based tasks and observations of your teaching in your school environments.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PGCE Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PGCE Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
PGCE (professional) Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PGCE (professional) Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PGCE (professional) Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bishop Grosseteste University Lincoln LN1 3DY East Midlands

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