University of South Wales
Post-Compulsory Education (PcET)
On the course you will develop your skills, knowledge and understanding of successful practice in post-compulsory education and your confidence as a professional practitioner. At the University, you will be encouraged to take responsibility for planning and managing your professional experiences and development as the course progresses, with the guidance of your personal tutor and your subject specialist workplace mentor. You will also experience a supported placement in one of our partner colleges enabling you to develop professionally with the support of an experienced subject specialist mentor.
A 2.1 degree or above is desirable, or a recognised equivalent, in a relevant subject area. Applicants offering a vocational subject are normally expected also to demonstrate some relevant vocational experience. Mathematics and English language GCSE grade C or above (or equivalent) are desirable. A health declaration, and an Enhanced DBS check required as appropriate. If English is not your native language IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (minimum score of 5.5 in each band) is required. An interview is required.
Assessments include reports, group tasks, small scale research projects and practical teaching observation. There are no formal written examinations. Your professional practice will be assessed by a series of observations, and a professional development portfolio.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PGCE (professional)||Full-time||£ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|PGCE (professional)||Part-time||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|City Campus, Newport||Newport (Wales)||NP20 2BP||Wales|
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