Taught course

Post Compulsory Education and Training

Institution
Cardiff Metropolitan University · Cardiff School of Education
Qualifications
PGCEPCE

Entry requirements

Applicants to the Professional Certificate in Education (PCET) should have:

  • A qualification at Level 3, or above in the subject they intend to teach.


Applicants to the PGCE (PCET) should have:

  • A degree
  • A qualification at Level 3, or above in the subject they intend to teach.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Pathways:

  • Professional Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) PCET
  • Professional Certificate of Education (PCE) PCET.​


The PGCE PCET is for graduates who want to teach their degree subject or any subject for which they have at least a level 3 qualification in. They should also be teaching or actively seeking teaching in the post-compulsory sector of education and training. Students do not need GCSE Maths or English to apply for this course.

The PCE PCET is for students with a Level 3 qualification (e.g. NVQ3, OCN 3, A Level equivalence) preferably in the subject they are teaching or want to teach. The programme is for students who have experience in their subject areas and who wish to further their experience by teaching in the PCET or lifelong learning and skills sector. Students do not need GCSE Maths or English to apply for this course.

Graduate and non-graduate entrants will follow the same learning pattern but, in compliance with the requirements of QAA, be assessed at the differentiated levels for undergraduate study in Year 2.

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English will need to provide evidence of fluency to at least an IELTS 6.5 standard or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

PGCE

part time
24 months

PCE

part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Team
Email
askadmissions@cardiffmet.ac.uk
Phone
029 2041 6044