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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    Goldsmiths, University of London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This teacher training programme offers a balance of theory and practice to give you a thorough grounding in all aspects of the National Curriculum for English, including post-16 teaching.

Why Study PGCE (Secondary) English at Goldsmiths?

  • As well as learning how to plan and evaluate lessons and assess your students, you'll also develop knowledge specific to english teaching. This includes learning a wide range of teaching approaches that you can draw on - including drama, voice and media studies.

  • You will look at how to meet different needs and interests in mixed experience classrooms including working with bilingual pupils, and those with special educational needs.
  • You will have practical workshop sessions and seminars with trained professionals, and you'll undertake placements in schools.

Learning & teaching

A range of teaching methods is employed across all our PGCE programmes, including:

  • Taught subject sessions
  • Practical workshops
  • Compulsory lectures
  • Seminars
  • Group and Individual tutorials
  • Individual and group presentations
  • Supported self-study

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 17,890per year

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

University information

Goldsmiths, University of London

  • University League Table

    62nd

  • Campus address

    Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross, Lewisham, SE14 6NW, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    75th out of 90 7

    59th out of 100 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    117 55%

    67th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    48.0 48%

    75th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.59 72%

    80th

    14
  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    119 57%

    49th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63.0 63%

    46th

    24
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.48 70%

    97th

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