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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    Jubilee Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-AUG-22

  • Duration

    10 months

Course summary

Course overview

We believe that every child deserves to have an education that enables them to reach their full potential. By becoming a teacher, you can nurture and inspire children to acquire knowledge and develop essential skills that form the blueprint for the rest of their lives. A career in teaching gives you the opportunity to play a pivotal role to help break cycles of poverty and low academic achievement.

It’s no secret that teaching will be challenging at times, but any career can be. With teaching, the difficult times are far outweighed by the rewards of influencing and shaping the lives of young people, instilling self-worth, bringing them out of their shell and helping them to develop lifelong values. The work is full of life, vibrancy and colour and no two days will be the same.

Key features of the Secondary PGCE School Direct

Qualified to teach Key Stage 3 and 4 (11-16 years)
PGCE qualification with Qualified Teacher Status
Time spent in first placement school from week one of the course
Second school placement starts in January
University-based days spread across the year
Subjects offered: English, geography, history, maths, modern languages, science
Support of academic tutors and school-based mentors
Opportunities for enrichment activities
60 masters-level credits which you can use towards a masters qualification

Tuition fees

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University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    24th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 84

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    129 62%

    26th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.37 87%

    4th

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