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Primary and Early Years Education - PGCE

Birmingham City University

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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    City South Campus, Edgbaston

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

What's covered in the course?

Our aim is to help you become a committed, confident and creative teacher so we’ll train you in the essential tools you need to kick-start your career in education. You’ll increase your ability to handle the ever-evolving teaching environment, and by the time your course is complete, you’ll be in a position to continue developing your understanding, knowledge and skills throughout your professional life.

Why Choose Us?

Consistently high employability rates, with over 98% of PGCE Primary graduates in employment or further study six months after completing this course (latest DLHE survey results 2016/17)

We support you with the job application process as part of your course

Gain Master's level credits gained as part of this course that you can then use towards a full Master's degree

We have strong relationships with hundreds of primary schools in the region. Schools are committed to the quality of experience they offer our trainees.

Our team of experienced teachers, who have held senior positions in schools, are there to support and guide your progress

We meet the Department for Education's (DfE) Criteria for Initial Teacher Training and successful candidates on our Initial Teacher Training courses will be recommended to the DfE for Qualified Teacher Status.

Employment opportunities

Our commitment to developing graduates with the skills and experience employers need means that within six months of graduating, 100 per cent of our PGCE Primary and Early Years graduates are in employment or further study.

Placements

We work hard to maintain strong relationships with more than 900 primary schools in the region. All have signed a Partnership Agreement pledging their commitment to offering our trainees a high-quality experience.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 13,200per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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Birmingham City University

  • University League Table

    84th

  • Campus address

    Birmingham City University, University House, 15 Bartholomew Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B5 5JU, England

One of only four UK universities offering a Master's in International Human Resource Management which is also fully CIPD-accredited.
ACCA programmes are taught in a Platinum status centre, showing that the university meets ACCA performance targets for course tuition and support.
Many master's courses now offer international students six-month professional placements towards the end of their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 81 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    121 61%

    44th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    19th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    45th

    13

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