Taught course

Secondary English (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

Institution
Edge Hill University · Faculty of Education
Qualifications
PGCE

Entry requirements

To join this programme you should have: GCSE English Language and Mathematics at grade C or above (or equivalent qualification); first degree from a UK higher education institution or equivalent qualification; degree classification usually at 2:2 or above; Satisfactory levels of ICT competence; demonstrable interest in teaching within the curriculum area. You will be required to meet the Department for Children, Schools and Families standards for physical and mental fitness to teach and clearance to work with children. QTS Skills Tests will form part of the entry requirements for academic year 2013/14.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This PGCE will equip you with a range of academic, professional and vocational knowledge, understanding, skills and values necessary to become a high quality and skilled teacher of English.

The programme aims to develop reflective and analytical skills as well as providing practical experience in planning effective lessons and learning strategies. Hands-on classroom experience, and opportunities to further your own subject knowledge and introduce you to a wide range of exciting, innovative and interactive methods, including the use of Drama and ICT, to further secondary school students' understanding and use of English, and their literary knowledge are integral to the programme.

Qualification and course duration

PGCE

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Information, Advice and Guidance Team
Email
study@edgehill.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1695 657000