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PGCE - Primary - With Physical Education Specialism

University of Worcester

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Course options

  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    University of Worcester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Help shape the future of education by training as a Primary school teacher with a specialism in Physical Education.

At Worcester, we offer opportunity for you to train as a PGCE Primary teacher with a specialism in Physical Education. The course is led by experienced academic staff who are research active and at the forefront of developments being carried out in schools in the area of physical education teaching, ensuring that your learning is shaped by those helping to shape education itself.

Key features

  • Worcester is one of the country's leading providers of teaching training, with an excellent reputation in this area
  • Personalised support that continues beyond your study and in to the early stages of your career, helping you to identify your development needs and excel as a teacher
  • With 60 credits at Masters level and a strong international reputation, a PGCE can take you anywhere, from Masters study to a job on the other side of the world
  • Our Pedagogy & Professional Practice element explores wider issues of education and society, enhancing your prospects as a future leader in the profession
  • Take part in collaborative research with schools to develop practice and enhance children's learning of and love for Physical Education

You will take part in a course supported by innovative content, which aims to develop, enhance and deepen your subject knowledge of teaching and learning across the whole of the National Curriculum, whilst developing a specialism in Physical Education. The course enables you to explore and develop specialist skills to teach Physical Education across the primary key phase, as well as develop as a Primary teacher for all subjects.

PE Specific

Throughout the course, you will be supported in developing a range of teaching strategies and approaches to learning. You will carefully consider the language and vocabulary related to Physical Education concepts and procedures, including use of language to target a deeper physical education understanding and encouraging cross- curricular learning through use of specific vocabulary.

Stages of learning will be identified along with common movement errors, and you will develop an awareness of how to intervene and address these to improve the quality of movement across the primary phase. You will consider how physical education can be applied in other areas of the primary curriculum and ways of planning to provide a balanced learning experience that incorporates exploration, acquisition, consolidation and application of knowledge and skills.

Where could it take you?

Upon successful completion of the PGCE course, you take with you a Career Entry Profile to start the process of your continuing professional development as a teacher.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,100per 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 Worcester

  • University League Table

    87th

  • Campus address

    University of Worcester, Henwick Grove, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR2 6AJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    44th out of 84 16

    44th out of 85 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    121 58%

    36th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    26th

    25
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    20th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    118 54%

    59th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    21st

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    29th

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