Taught course

Music (7-14) PGCE

Canterbury Christ Church University · Postgraduate Initial Teacher Education - POINTED

Entry requirements

The University requires all applicants for PGCE programmes to demonstrate that they meet the national entry requirements, as set out by the Department for Education and Skills. One of these requirements is that the applicant has achieved a standard equivalent to a grade C in the GCSE examinations in English, Mathematics and Science. Candidates must possess a relevant degree or equivalent qualification by the time the programme starts.

Months of entry


Course content

Music is a vital and dynamic aspect of the National Curriculum and is an important human practice throughout the world. The 7-14 PGCE Music course prepares students to teach this challenging and fulfilling subject in a way which reflects the essence of music itself i.e. a unique practical and creative discipline in which we can understand and express our ideas. The course allows student teachers to develop their graduate musicianship in the context of the classroom and thus empower young people to use music as part of their lives.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

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