University of Bristol

University of Bristol

Secondary Education (Citizenship)

This course appeals to people who are deeply interested in the personal development of young people as they grow to become active and responsible members of society; the course is committed to developing a broad view of education for Citizenship, embracing a pedagogy of active learning that is not confined to traditional lessons; the course places strong emphasis on the use of active learning techniques and strategies which are first and foremost pupil centred; students are taught in a practical and active way from the outset in order to both develop your skills as a teacher and build confidence in the classroom; at the centre of the course are periods of school experience which provide opportunities to put ideas into practice this course leads to recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

Entry requirements

At least GCSE/ O-level at grade C or an equivalent qualification in English and mathematics; a degree or an equivalent qualification in a subject relevant to the proposed main teaching subject.

Course modules

Modules include: curriculum studies (citizenship); education and professional studies; school experience.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time £ 3,370 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PGCE Full-time £ 12,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Tyndall Avenue, Bristol Bristol BS8 1TH South West

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Key information

PGCE Office, Graduate School of Education