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Are you passionate about introducing the exciting world of learning through drama - in all its forms - to children and young people? This Secondary Drama PGCE will give you the strong grounding you need to make a contribution to this essential aspect of education.
This is a great career which gives you have the chance to encourage young people to follow their dreams, explore, challenge and understand the world in which they live, and develop their appreciation of the dramatic form.
The ability to tell a story powerfully through actions as well as words is important, and you’ll learn how to inspire and encourage your pupils to express themselves in this way. As a teacher you will offer your pupils a wide range of experiences using a variety of techniques in many different forms of drama, helping them to become more self-confident.
This course has strong links with local theatre companies such as the internationally-renowned Big Brum Theatre in Education Company. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with Big Brum to create enriching drama education.
Information for international students
A minimum IELTS score of 7.0 is required with no individual component less than 6.5. Candidates who have undertaken IELTS will also need to successfully pass our GCSE English equivalency test.
Prospective students from non-EU countries may enquire via the International Enquiry Form or call +44 (0)121 331 6714.
Birmingham City University is a vibrant and multicultural university in the heart of a modern and diverse city. We welcome many international students every year – there are currently students from more than 80 countries among our student community.
Fees and funding
Although this is a postgraduate course, current PGCE students are eligible for the finance support package available to full-time undergraduates.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
This is a professional teacher training course that leads to Qualified Teacher Status. It is available at both Level 6 (H) and Level 7 (M).
Course contact details
- Pre-entry Enquiries Team
- +44 (0)121 331 5595