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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    Hope Park

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

ABOUT THE COURSE

Liverpool Hope University is one of the country's leading providers of Initial Teacher Education. In the most recent National Student Survey 97% of our undergraduate QTS students expressed overall satisfaction with provision, placing us top among the fifty largest providers of teacher training in the UK and 16% above the national average.

The PGCE Primary (5-11) course is a postgraduate qualification aimed at high-quality graduates wishing to pursue a career in primary teaching. It is an intensive, demanding yet very rewarding programme running from late August to July Tutors are dedicated to individual student support and to working closely with our partners in local schools.

Our teaching staff come from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds, with a rich diversity of experience in many types of schools. We are committed to the idea that teachers are formed not trained and need both theoretical and practical preparation to be truly outstanding teachers. Our lectures and workshops are engaging and interactive, supporting you in becoming well-informed and reflective professionals who can take independent judgements and are ready to be full members of a school community.

All Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) courses at Liverpool Hope offer students the opportunity to combine a programme of theory with real world experience. The initial professional development focuses on what underpins the work of an effective and successful teacher, while school placements offer you the opportunity to put theory into practice.

Liverpool Hope has a strong tradition of academic excellence and world-leading research, recently achieving Gold status in the government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

CAREERS

We aim to promote your understanding of the nature and theories of learning as well as of child development. We will challenge you to become a creative classroom practitioner in all subject areas and give you the skills to respond to the challenges of being a primary teacher.

The Teachers’ Standards support the training, assessment and award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). Qualified Teacher Status is awarded to graduates who have been judged to have met all of the Teachers’ Standards in practice in the primary age phase.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 9,250per year

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

University information

Liverpool Hope University

  • University League Table

    62nd

  • Campus address

    Liverpool Hope University, Hope Park, Liverpool, Liverpool, L16 9JD, England

Beautiful, welcoming and secure are just three words that sum up campus life at Hope.
Two libraries, a gym, a sports hall, restaurants and cafés are all available to boost students learning, relaxation and health.
International students are given support from the International Hub located on campus, which offers students essential guidance and advice.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 81 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    122 61%

    40th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    15th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    9th

    5

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