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PGCE/PCE in Post Compulsory Education and Training (PCET)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

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  • Qualification

    Professional Certificate

  • Location

    Swansea Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The PCET programme offers the opportunity to study a highly valued qualification that enables graduates to teach in a range of post-compulsory education settings.

Offered both full and part-time, we have a range of entry options to suit recent graduates, those already in employment, as well as those returning to study following a break.

University based taught elements focusing on best practice in supporting and developing learning combined with practical teaching experience support you in applying theory to practice and help develop your skills as an aspiring teaching professional.

Why choose this course:

  • Studying for a postgraduate or professional qualification is an investment in your career. We aim to equip you with the tools to enable you to transform your life and provide you with an education that makes you both confident and competent to embrace your chosen career path.
  • This course offers those with a degree in a subject not widely taught on PGCE courses such as psychology, law, media, nursing to obtain a professional teaching qualification necessary to teach their subject specialism.
  • A flexible and transferable qualification, this award is recognised throughout the post-compulsory sector.
  • For those undertaking their professional teaching experience within higher education there is the opportunity to attain fellowship status of Advance HE as part of the programme.
  • We offer small class sizes to help facilitate debate and discussion in a friendly and supportive atmosphere where getting to know you as a student is central to everything we do


All modules are assessed via coursework which emphasises your ability to link theory to practice.

Career Opportunities

Graduates from the programme are highly employable in a range of teaching and training sectors across a varied range of professions.

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University information

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

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  • Campus address

    University of Wales Trinity Saint David, College Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3EP, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    62nd out of 81 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    150 76%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%



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