Plymouth University

Plymouth University

Post-Compulsory Education and Training

This course includes a large proportion of your time spent on placement, you�ll have the chance to gain a wealth of real world experience preparing you for a fulfilling and rewarding career.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements: Bachelor's or Master's degree in a relevant subject; GCSE English at grade C or above or a Level 2 equivalent; GCSE Maths Grade G or above, or a Level 1 equivalent; good information and communications technology (ICT) skills. If English is not your 1st language, you require: IELTS at level 7 with 7 in all 4 components or GCSE in English language at grade C or above; IELTS at level 6 and an undergraduate degree in the UK or IELTS at level 6.5 and a postgraduate degree in the UK. Non-academic requirements: Complete a satisfactory enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) Enhanced Disclosure, register with the Independent Safeguarding Authority and complete a criminal convictions self-declaration form; you must be deemed fit to teach. Entry onto these programmes is conditional on the University identifying a suitable placement and mentor. An interview is a pre-requisite for entry onto this programme.

Course modules

Modules include: Curriculum and society; learning, teaching and assessment; theories and principles of managing learning environments; wider practice and professional development. Optional modules: theories and principles of teaching and learning mathematics: numeracy.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PGCE Full-time £ 13,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PGCE Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Plymouth Site Plymouth PL4 8AA South West

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Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01752 585858