Entry requirements

  • At least a 2:2 honours degree or equivalent in an area related to subject of study.
  • Grade B/Grade 5 in the GCSE examination in any of the following: English Language, English Literature, Welsh Language (First Language), Welsh Literature. Where an equivalent to a grade B in either English Literature or Welsh Literature is achieved, a minimum of a grade C/grade 4 must be achieved in the corresponding GCSE examination in English or Welsh (First) Language.
  • Grade B/Grade 5 in the GCSE Examination in Mathematics or Mathematics-Numeracy must also be achieved.
  • GCSE grade B equivalency tests in English and mathematics are available to applicants for admission to the teacher education courses for the next academic session at Bangor University. Applicants wishing to undertake the equivalency test must already have a grade C at GCSE standard.
  • A willingness and positive attitude towards seeking to improve personal use of the Welsh Language.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Secondary PGCE programme is designed to provide you with a deep understanding of how children and adolescents learn, and equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to develop as a creative and innovative teacher. You will learn about adolescent’s development through the Secondary sector and be supported to become an excellent teacher.

Associate Teachers (ATs) will understand mathematics as an interconnected body of ideas and processes and will:

  • “challenge pupils to think mathematically;
  • expose, and relate to, children’s existing knowledge;
  • stimulate pupils’ interest, curiosity, excitement and sustain engagement;
  • permit access to mathematics and tasks for all pupils;
  • use symbols, diagrams and apparatus to communicate, represent, and/or provide good models for thinking.”

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCE(QTS)
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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