Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Post-Compulsory Education and Training

This course is suitable for applicants with subject experience from a wide variety of areas and industries. It leads to a teaching qualification in the post compulsory education sector, which may also be used to teach in schools.

Entry requirements

Prof GCE/PGCE/PGDE: UK honours degree, at a minimum 3rd Class in the intended subject specialism. Relevant work experience will strengthen your application. Cert Ed: A levels or equivalent, or substantial industrial/commercial experience in the intended subject specialism. A Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly known as a Criminal Records Bureau, or CRB disclosure) GCSE english and mathematics at minimum grade C or equivalent. Basic knowledge of ICT is an advantage. Applicants will be interviewed as part of the selection process.

Course modules

Learning and teaching in post compulsory education and training; learning and teaching (the professional tutor); learning and teaching (the subject specialist and wider context); independent study (post compulsory education and training).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PGCE Full-time £ 13,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PGCE Part-time £ 6,600 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PGCE Part-time £ 4,500 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PGCE (professional) Full-time - 1 years
PGCE (professional) Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus Nottingham NG11 8NS East Midlands

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Key information

Admissions Team
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+44 (0)115 848 4200