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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    Preston Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Our PGCE (Education and Training , taught at our partner colleges, is a nationally recognised qualification for teachers, trainers and tutors in the FE and Skills sector which includes FE colleges, training providers and sixth forms.

Teaching is an interesting and rewarding profession, one where you will use your enthusiasm and talents to really make a difference. This qualification will equip you to teach in the post 14 Further Education (FE) and Skills sector, which includes FE colleges, sixth forms, adult and community learning, the NHS, offender learning, the Police service and in private sector training organisations.

The PGCE (Education and Training) is a nationally recognised qualification for teachers, trainers and tutors in the FE and Skills sector and the UCLan Teacher Education Partnership offers you the exciting opportunity to study at one of a range of Colleges across the North West region.

You will learn about teaching and learning strategies, with a focus on developing your practical and academic skills through reflective practice. Your teaching placement is an essential feature of the programme and you will work closely with your course tutor and subject specialist mentor both of whom will observe you teaching and help you to develop your practice and skills.

Why study with us

  • Opportunities to study and train to be a teacher at one of four partner colleges across the North West.
  • A wide range of teaching roles, with opportunities for progression and promotion, are available across the Further Education and Skills sector.
  • Our course is well established and enjoys an excellent reputation in the Further Education and Skills sector.

Future careers

The PGCE (Education and Training) opens up a wide range of teaching opportunities across the Further Education and Skills sector, and there are also opportunities to progress to higher levels of study including Master’s and Doctorates in Education.

Teaching opportunities exist in organisations including further education colleges, sixth forms, adult and community learning, the National Health Service, the prison service, the police service and in private sector training organisations.

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University information

University of Central Lancashire

  • University League Table

    70th

  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    71st out of 81 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    117 59%

    52nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69 69%

    57th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    37th

    36

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