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Postgraduate Certificate Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching)

University of South Wales

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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    City Campus, Newport

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Postgraduate Certificate Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching) aims to develop knowledgeable and reflective professionals who are able to draw on evidence-based practice in ways that will impact on the workplace and on outcomes for the children and young people in those services.

It has been designed to provide opportunities for students to develop their professional knowledge, skills and understanding and most importantly their capacity for critical thinking. The course aims to develop professionals who are able to engage with the complexities of this area of work, often managing demanding workloads in multi-agency setting whilst still prioritising the interests of the children and families they work with.

The Postgraduate Certificate Education allows professionals at all stages of their career to develop further their understanding of a wide range of educational issues, debates and concepts.

The flexible nature of the course allows students to combine modules to reflect their own range of interests, culminating in the opportunity to produce a dissertation that has both practical and theoretical relevance. What's more, course content is constantly refreshed to ensure it makes reference to key current educational debates.

Assessment

The standard assessment mode for the constituent modules (30 credits) is a 5000 word assignment. The point of focus for this assignment is generally defined by the student, in negotiation with the module leader.

Careers

The Postgraduate Certificate Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching) course helps students secure leadership roles within educational contexts, as well as helping them prepare for more ‘specialised’ inclusion/ ALN roles within schools. Most students on the Postgraduate Certificate Education course study whilst simultaneously employed in the education sector. The links and networking opportunities afforded by the course support the theoretical content to provide excellent possibilities for career progression.

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University information

University of South Wales

  • University League Table

    102nd

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    95th out of 123 3

    78th out of 81 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    115 53%

    78th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61 61%

    95th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    8th

    17
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    122 61%

    40th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61 61%

    68th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    50th

    24

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