University of Roehampton

University of Roehampton

Secondary Education

Do you want to inspire young people and help change lives? Would you like to enjoy a great starting salary and a rewarding career? Teaching offers all of this. Being able to educate and inspire future generations, seeing young people grow and develop with your help is unlike any other job. As one of the UK's leading and longest-running providers of teacher education, we can offer you the best foundation for a successful career in the profession. Completion of this Postgraduate Certificate in Education will provide you with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) from one of the highest rated providers in the country. If you study PGCE Secondary at Roehampton you will be taught by a supportive, passionate and driven team of academic staff. Our experienced team strive to ensure you receive the best education and will encourage you to become a confident and successful teacher. In addition to our academic staff, we also have a range of support departments to help you with everything from dealing with money matters, to support with your studies. PGCE Secondary at Roehampton gives you a Masters qualification. This postgraduate qualification gives you the tools to build a successful career in teaching while providing a holistic view of the profession; you will look at the child, curriculum and teacher. We offer a wide range of subjects that you can specialise in: •Art and Design •Computing •Design and Technology (specialising in Food, Materials, Textiles or Electronic and Communications Technology) •Drama •English •Geography •History •Mathematics •Modern Foreign Languages •Music •Physical Education (This specialism is only offered by our School Direct partners for 2017-18, please click here for more information) •Religious Education •Science (Science with Biology, Science with Chemistry and Science with Physics) In addition to your subject modules, you will also study a module which will hone your expertise and effectiveness as a teacher. You will learn how to manage a classroom, how planning and preparation contribute to the effectiveness of your teaching, how best to work with parents and other adults, and gain an understanding of children's behaviour. Our subject rooms are set up to resemble classrooms, ensuring that from your first day at university you will be in a school environment. This is important for your full immersion into the school environment and familiarity with the way classrooms are structured, and the type of resources teachers need on a daily basis. Your placements at our partner schools will provide you with invaluable hands-on work experience giving you the confidence you need for your future career and a better understanding of how teaching works in practice. All our academic staff have extensive teaching experience in schools, and many have served in local authorities or subject associations as advisory teachers, as Ofsted inspectors or as consultants. This means that our programmes are based on the reality of the classroom and the education system. Many work at the cutting edge of research in teacher education, which has a positive impact on the quality of provision for all of our students.

Course modules

Assessment methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Froebel College Wandsworth SW15 5PJ South East

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