Taught course

PGCE Psychology (14-19)

Canterbury Christ Church University · Postgraduate Initial Teacher Education - POINTED

Entry requirements

A good honours degree (2:2 or above) in a subject related to Psychology or in some exceptional cases an unrelated degree if you have worked in employment related to Psychology. English and Maths at GCSE (grade C or above) or equivalent for Secondary (14-19). To have passed the government's skills tests in literacy and numeracy. In addition to the academic requirements, you should also have a recommended period of at least ten days school experience in the year prior to application, preferably in a UK state school, observing the age group and curriculum relevant to the PGCE course for which an application is being made.

Months of entry


Course content

The PGCE Psychology (14-19) is a nine month innovative, intensive and unique course preparing graduates for the demands of teaching the 14-­19 age range in both the secondary and lifelong learning sectors.

Your PGCE in psychology will allow you to become an outstanding, inspiring educator who thinks critically about what this entails. You will be awarded a PGCE and recommended for Qualified Teacher Status, enabling you to teach in schools and to provide a strong foundation for working in the lifelong learning sector, especially further education.

The course is organised in partnership with schools and further education colleges where you spend 24 out of the 36 weeks teaching.

Qualification and course duration


full time
9 months

Course contact details

Admissions (PGCE)
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