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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    University of Worcester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Age phase: 11-16 with post-16 enhancement

Unique opportunities to:

  • Develop your own philosophy for learning and teaching in English
  • Enrich your subject knowledge drawing on the expertise of an experienced English tutor
  • Engage in practical drama workshops
  • Benefit from resources and a bespoke workshop delivered by the National Association of Teachers of English
  • Attend an ‘A’ level English Sixth Form Conference alongside pupils from Partnerships schools and take part in workshops
  • Attend two lectures at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust in Stratford-Upon-Avon (Cost: £20) and free entry to Shakespeare’s Birthplace.
  • Talk to book reviewers of young adult fiction and get up to date guidance on reading resources

Key features

  • Explore your vision of purposeful and creative teaching of English with expert guidance
  • Enjoy collaborative learning with peers as you develop your own practice
  • Develop your own understanding of how to teach English effectively to 11-18 year-olds
  • Develop the skills to be a self-reflective classroom practitioner
  • Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills to have a successful career in teaching

NB English is offered through both Core and School Direct routes.

Where could it take you?

  • [PGCE student on placement]
  • Great employment prospects
  • Prepare for leadership and your Masters with 60 credits and a strong research foundation
  • Many University of Worcester trainees gain promotion within the first few years of teaching

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

    104th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    60th out of 81 2

    85th out of 106 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    117 59%

    52nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    51st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    27th

    20
  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    109 53%

    67th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    61st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    77th

    23

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