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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    Sir Tom Cowie Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

PGCE Business Education has been designed to train teachers to practice as a subject specialist teacher of 11-16 year olds. You are assessed against the standards for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) across this age range. This course will also cover vocational qualifications such as BTEC. This one-year course blends theoretical knowledge with carefully supervised teaching experience. You will attend placements in a variety of educational settings, to gain a broad understanding of the realities of secondary level teaching.

Course structure

This course is taught via lectures, seminars, tutorials, project work, group work, placements, work-based learning, and independent learning.

Placements are an important part of this course where you will benefit from practical learning and be supported by school-based trainers and University-based tutors.

Your progress will be assessed through written assignments, case studies, and assessments of your teaching practice.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Sunderland

  • University League Table

    108th

  • Campus address

    University of Sunderland, Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland, Sunderland, SR1 3SD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    119th out of 123 2

    29th out of 81 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    87 40%

    120th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    101st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    81st

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    126 63%

    29th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    91 91%

    8th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    60th

    35

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