Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University

Secondary Education (Applied Business Studies, 14-19)

For 12 weeks students experience a mix of lectures, investigative seminars, tutorials, practical workshops and study visits; these prepare students for professional placement and help them to reflect on professional issues and their own development; during the 24 weeks on placement, students learn through a combination of focused observation, individual, group and whole class teaching, discussions with mentors, attendance at school/college training events, professional meetings and study visits.

Entry requirements

2.2 Honours degree with a minimum of 50 per cent of the degree in a subject related to business or in some exceptional cases an unrelated degree if students have significant industry experience in a business setting, particularly where this work has enhanced knowledge, skills and understanding in the subject; GCSEs (grade C or above) in English language and mathematics or equivalents acceptable to the university; a minimum of 10 days recent and relevant state school and further education experience on application. Applicants are also strongly encouraged to have passed skills tests in literacy and numeracy before an interview.

Course modules

Modules include: professional placement; professional studies; curriculum studies in applied business studies.

Assessment methods

This programme is assessed through a combination of professional placement and course work.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT1 1QU South East

Key information

PGCE Admissions
Telephone number: 
01227 782900