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Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) - PGCE Primary (3-11) with QTS PGCE (Wales and beyond through the CaBan Partnership)

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    Riverside Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course overview

This brand new, exciting and innovative course has been co-created with our Lead Partner Schools in Wales and Bangor University. It is designed to provide you with a deep understanding of how children learn, and aims to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to develop as a creative and innovative teacher.

This course is available in the mediums of both English and Welsh. It can be followed through the medium of Welsh through the CaBan partnership at Bangor University.

Why study this course with us?

The CaBan (Chester and Bangor) Partnership builds on our shared rich history of developing highly skilled and knowledgeable teachers. This course, which has been designed in full collaboration with our Lead Schools, is both practically rigorous and academically challenging. You will be supported to develop a critical appreciation of how educational research informs practice and impacts on the learning and well-being of primary-aged children. Through dedicated commitment to the course, you will be very well equipped for a career within the teaching profession.

A significant proportion of your time involves being actively engaged within our partner schools where fully trained mentors will guide your professional learning and journey towards becoming a qualified teacher.

Your expertise and employability will be enhanced through access to different educational settings, e.g. nurseries, primary and special schools, and centres for outdoor education.

Tuition fees

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£ 12,450overall cost

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 Chester

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

With over 19,000 students from 130 countries, the university provides a diverse, vibrant and safe location for a growing number of international students.
Students can choose from a comprehensive range of over 500 courses across all levels, taught at specialist sites with modern facilities.
Courses promote practical learning to enhance employability, with industry placements or overseas opportunities from five weeks to one year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    50th out of 81

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    125 63%

    31st

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    65th

    20

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