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PGCE Secondary: English specialism

University of Roehampton

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Course options

  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    University of Roehampton

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The PGCE English programme is an established and successful course that will prepare you to teach all aspects of English in secondary schools. The programme is taught by tutors who have considerable experience in the secondary school sector as well as in managing PGCE students. Valuable input into the course is made by teachers from schools where students are placed for classroom experience.

By the end of the programme you will have learnt how to develop and extend your pupils' language competence in all its forms, how to organise, structure and assess work for a range of abilities and ages, how to meet the needs of individual learners and how to implement strategies promoting equal opportunities. You will learn about current developments in the teaching of English and its place as a core subject in the National Curriculum. This includes a close look at three key areas: ICT, media, and drama. A resource centre has been established at Roehampton so that you will have access to a wide range of texts and materials to support your teaching.

If you study PGCE Secondary at Roehampton you will be taught by a supportive, passionate, and driven team of academic staff. Our experienced team strive to ensure you receive the best training and will encourage you to become a confident and successful teacher. Your placement will be confirmed before the start of term, and your mentors in schools are also trained to ensure you achieve your full potential. In addition to our academic staff, we also have a range of support departments to help you with everything from dealing with money matters, to support with your studies. Your course will provide you with a holistic view of the profession; you will look at the child, the curriculum and teacher.

Application deadline

28 September 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,950per 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 Roehampton

  • University League Table

    79th

  • Campus address

    University of Roehampton, Erasmus House, Roehampton Lane, Wandsworth, SW15 5PU, England

The University of Roehampton offers the best of both worlds: an inspiring campus experience set in the heart of south-west London.
A wide range of accommodation options, all located on campus. A place is guaranteed, providing students have accepted an offer and apply by the deadline.
Excellent resources include an award-winning library, modern teaching facilities, and health and wellbeing support services.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 84 2

    56th out of 100 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    115 56%

    53rd

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    14th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    57th

    12
  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    101 50%

    81st

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%

    9th

    22

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