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PGCE School Direct Initial Teacher Training (non-salaried) - Secondary

Liverpool John Moores University

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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    Liverpool John Moores University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Take the School Direct route into Primary or Secondary teaching with LJMU and gain Qualified Teacher Status and invaluable classroom experience.

  • Train within a school setting and be involved in school life from the first day of term
  • Choose from Primary or Secondary teacher training routes (see Details tab for more information)
  • Follow a curriculum developed and delivered in partnership with outstanding local schools
  • Learn from expert teachers
  • Prepare for a career as an innovative and creative teacher in one of LJMU's excellent partner Lead Schools

The following Secondary subjects are usually on offer but please refer to the UCAS Teacher Training search pages for the latest availability:

  • Art and Design
  • Biology
  • Business Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Design and Technology
  • English
  • Geography
  • Health and Social Care
  • History
  • Maths
  • Modern Languages
  • Music
  • Performing Arts - Dance
  • Performing Arts - Drama
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Religious Education
  • Social Sciences

School Direct is a route into teaching featuring a school-centred approach. Bursaries are available on the programme, depending on your degree classification and subject area. Training includes substantial time spent in school led by outstanding teachers.

School Direct is offered via a series of school consortia, each with a Lead School which works with LJMU to develop their training programme. As each School Direct programme is unique, you are advised to check full details of training and requirements with the Lead School.

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University information

Liverpool John Moores University

  • University League Table

    66th

  • Campus address

    Liverpool John Moores University, Egerton Court (Headquarters), 2 Rodney Street, Liverpool, Liverpool, L1 2UA, England

A globally recognised university, with staff and students from over 100 countries across the world.
Access to a superb careers programme, developed in partnership with FTSE 100 companies and leading businesses.
All LJMU international students are guaranteed place in high-quality, university-approved accommodation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    32nd out of 81 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    128 64%

    25th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    48th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    9th

    31

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