University of Brighton
English (Secondary Education)
This course prepares graduates to teach in secondary schools; students are assessed against the national standards in order to be recommended for the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS); a detailed exploration of literacy as a social practice ensures that graduates move beyond the minimum requirements of the Initial Teacher Training National Curriculum; the course, in content and methodology, highlights the importance of literature and drama in language, literacy and learning; graduates are able, as they enter the profession, to contribute to innovative approaches in teaching English.
Degree at 2.1 or equivalent, directly relevant to subject specialism; GCSE English language and mathematics, minimum grade C or equivalent; all applicants are required to attend an interview in person either at the Falmer campus or in one of the partner schools; all offers of places are subject to a satisfactory health check and a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) enhanced disclosure check; for non-native speakers of English: 6.5 overall and 6 in writing.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PGCE (professional)||Full-time||-||1 years|
|PGCE (professional)||Part-time||-||16 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Falmer Campus||Brighton||BN1 9PH||South East|