This Professional Graduate Certificate in Education programme is aimed at applicants without a recognised teaching qualification or employment in the sector who wish to train to teach. Professional teaching and/or training experience (teaching practice) is provided through a teaching practice placement. The course is full time over one academic year. The programme also aims to develop a critical understanding of learning, teaching and training in their social, political and philosophical contexts, and also specifically involves providing trainees with the opportunity to meet relevant professional standards, for example the standards for teachers in the Lifelong Learning sector and the UK Professional Standards Framework for Higher Education. Potential progression pathways include postgraduate study, such as MA in Education and progression into employment. This is Validated by the University of Huddersfield.
Semester A - Research Informed Teaching & Learning Assessment; Becoming a Subject Specialist Teacher Semester B - Being a Subject Specialist Teacher; Policy & Professional Issues
Students will complete the modules below and will include a minimum of 100 hours on teaching placement. The Subject Specialist module requires attendance at a 2-day Subject Specialist Conference at The University of Huddersfield
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2022.
If you already have a 2022 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- University Campus North Lincolnshire
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
You will normally hold a minimum 2:1 classification, in a UK degree or equivalent, in a relevant subject. Applicants with a 2:2 may be considered if they can demonstrate relevant experience. Additionally GCSE English & Mathematics at grade C or above, or a level 2 equivalent such as Functional Skills. You will also need to complete a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7400||Year 1|