Manchester Metropolitan University

PGCE Secondary Psychology with QTS

Our one-year Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) prepares you to teach the secondary school and post 16 curriculum in Psychology.

You will also gain experience in teaching one or more social science subjects; sociology, health and social care and politics.

You will explore how to teach core areas of psychology, such as how we remember, why we conform, and research methods. And you’ll consider topics such as psychopathology, ethics and developmental psychology.

During the year, you’ll attend a series of lectures, with topics such as behaviour management techniques, assessment for learning, questioning techniques, assessing psychology, sociology and health and social care exam papers and what school and college leaders look for in an ideal candidate.

We also have guest speakers including exam board advisors and teachers from local schools and colleges.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE September 2019 £ 9,250 per Academic year (Home/EU) Months
PGCE September 2019 £ 16,500 per Academic year (International) Months

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