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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

    26-SEP-22

  • 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

    91st

  • Campus address

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

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    111th out of 122 16

    72nd out of 84 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    114 54%

    73rd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    44.0 44%

    107th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    18th

    10
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    112 54%

    60th

    20
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    30th

    38
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    34th

    16

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