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Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in Secondary (11-18)

University of Warwick

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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    University of Warwick

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Secondary Postgraduate Certificate in Education focuses on ages 11-18 and 11-16. Warwick's Centre for Teacher Education will train you to become a highly effective practitioner. With the help of Warwick's experts you will develop the skills and knowledge to become a successful school leader.

Course Overview

Our Secondary Postgraduate Certificate in Education focuses on the 11-18 age range (University-led) and 11-16 (School Direct). Our course aims to develop you into a highly effective reflective practitioner, equipped with the skills and knowledge to become a successful school leader.

You will be committed to promoting the educational achievement of all pupils, and have a deep respect for their diverse cultural, religious and ethnic backgrounds. You’ll be equipped with a secure subject knowledge base, and the ability to plan and teach in order to maximise pupil development. You’ll also gain the ability to assess, record and monitor the outcomes of learning, and have an understanding of the critically important processes of reflection. We will equip you with the skills needed to forge a strong personal and professional identity, which you will continue to develop throughout your career.

The secondary programme is offered across the following subjects:

  • Art and Design
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Drama
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • Maths
  • MFL
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Religious Education

Careers

Upon completing one of our courses, you will be recommended for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and will gain 90 credits at Master’s level. This allows you to fast-track to stage two of CTE’s Master’s degree, quickly progressing your professional development.

Career progression may be through taking responsibility for co-ordinating an area of the curriculum or leading a Key Stage, with next steps being a senior management role.

Our department has a dedicated professionally qualified Senior Careers Consultant offering impartial advice and guidance together with workshops and events throughout the year. Previous examples of workshops and events include:

  • Applications and Interviews for Teaching Jobs
  • Preparing for Teaching Job Interviews
  • Writing a Personal Statement for Teaching Jobs
  • Careers Drop In (for applications and interview support)

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University information

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University of Warwick

  • University League Table

    10th

  • Campus address

    University of Warwick, Coventry, Coventry, CV4 7AL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 84

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    113 55%

    57th

    40
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.49 90%

    1st

    2

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