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PGCE Secondary Education with Drama

Plymouth Marjon University

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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    Plymouth Marjon University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course Summary

Do you want to become an outstanding teacher? Our specialist PGCE in Secondary Education with Drama is a direct route to a career of which you can be proud. Drama teachers empowering young people and this course aims to produce dynamic confident, and creative teachers who are committed to making drama accessible for all. Our PGCE Drama includes a specific focus on the use of masterclasses and develops a range of teaching styles appropriate to the delivery of Drama within the National Curriculum and GCSE/A Level specifications.

During this varied PGCE Drama, trainees acquire a broad and deep understanding of a teacher’s daily activities in challenging and diverse settings. Furthermore, our PGCE Drama trainees take up ‘enhancements’ linked to other curriculum subjects e.g English, primary phase or Special Education Needs and Diversity.

What might you become?

Plymouth Marjon University is widely renowned for producing excellent teachers. Our partnerships are wide and diverse, having been praised by Ofsted (2014) for making "effective use of local diversity and wider links which ensures trainees have breadth and variety in their training, so making them highly employable". We linked to partnership schools throughout the South West, London and overseas.

How will you be taught?

You will have a minimum of 120 days in school in 2 block placements and 12 weeks in University undertaking a range of activities, teaching includes lectures, seminars, workshops, conferences, tutorials, independent study or research and school based training.

How will you be assessed?

Assessments relates to your development of practice in school. All are coursework based, you will generate reflective journals, portfolios, essays and presentations.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 12,000per year

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

University information

Plymouth Marjon University

  • University League Table

    128th

  • Campus address

    Plymouth Marjon University, Derriford Road, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL6 8BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    90th out of 102 8

    66th out of 81 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    119 62%

    74th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    53 53%

    66th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    83rd

    81
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    117 59%

    52nd

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    52nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    23rd

    5

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