Description

This dynamic, placement-focused programme enables you to become an enthusiastic and stimulating teacher, ready to inspire young children. Learn to teach the relevant curricula and build your understanding of how young children think, develop and learn. Supported by our inspirational staff, this programme will enable you to build the skills needed for a career in 3 – 7 Foundation Stage settings and in Key Stage 1 in primary schools.

Key features

  • Choose a programme with a national reputation for its quality
  • Learn to teach and assess all the Areas of Learning for the 3 – 7 Foundation Stage and the required subjects of the national curriculum for Key Stage 1 with confidence and creativity
  • Benefit from the high-quality teaching of experienced university tutors, who provide inspirational learning opportunities for you, based on pedagogical research and innovative current practice
  • Engage in your own research about 3 – 7 education and gain up to 60 credits at master’s level
  • Become an outstanding teacher of young children as you progress through 24 weeks in three different placements, supported by expert mentors. You will be placed in a nursery setting, a reception class and a Key Stage 1 class during the course
  • Benefit from close partnerships with a very diverse range of schools and educational settings across the whole of the South West of England, London and internationally
  • Connect with a number of high-quality teaching schools across the South West with the University of Plymouth’s School Direct Programme.

Study Details:

PGCE 1 year full-time (with placements)

Module Details:

Core modules

Optional modules

Fees

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Entry Requirements

Academic requirements

  • GCSE grade C (or equivalent) in English, mathematics and a science subject
  • An honours degree (2:2 or above) or equivalent, from a recognised university (masters and PhDs also count towards entry requirements. A masters degree will be considered as a second class upper degree and a PhD as a first. This will also apply to international applicants). It is not necessary for the degree to be in a national curriculum subject
  • If you have overseas qualifications you can check your compatibility with the UK equivalent through NARIC, who provide an advisory service.
  • There is also a requirement to pass minimum standards for literacy and numeracy.

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