Middlesex University

Middlesex University

Secondary Education (Citizenship)

The programme is for student teachers teaching citizenship across the 11-16 age range. Many students gain their first teaching post in one of the schools in which they have completed a school experience placement. Many of the graduates go on to become mentors for students in school and hence become part of the training team for subsequent generations of citizenship teachers. Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) on completion of skills tests.

Entry requirements

Degree (2.2 or above) in a relevant subject. GCSE in mathematics and English grade C or above. It is also recommended that students undertake at least 2 weeks work experience within a secondary citizenship classroom before applying. An interview is required.

Course modules

School experience 1; school experience 2; studies in your specialist subject (2 modules, includes professional studies); school experience totalling 120 days.

Assessment methods

Subject studies are assessed by a portfolio of coursework and a school-based special study (a teaching resource). Progressive developments of teaching skills are recorded using criteria referenced assessment proforma. Professional studies are assessed by a range of written tasks. Observation of the students, teaching and evaluative discussions with course tutors and school based mentors and teachers. Students undertake skills tests in orders to gain Qualified Teacher Status.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time £ 3,375 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PGCE Full-time £ 9,600 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hendon Campus Barnet NW4 4BT South East

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