Taught course

Secondary Education with Psychology

Institution
Plymouth Marjon University · Department of Education
Qualifications
PGCE

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a degree at 2:1 although a 2:2 will be considered and GCSE Grade C or above for English and Mathematics. You must have passed the literacy/numeracy skills tests and have experience of working with young people.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Do you want to become an outstanding teacher? Our specialist PGCE in Secondary Education with Psychology is a direct route to a career of which you can be proud. Psychology helps you understand yourself and other people; this course develops a range of teaching styles appropriate to the delivery of Psychology within the GCSE/A Level specifications. Psychology PGCE addresses the main areas of psychology; developmental, cognitive, biological, social and individual differences, it is a truly contemporary subject which is relevant to all our pupils’ lives. This course aims to produce dynamic, confident, and innovative teachers who are committed to developing students’ curiosity about human behaviour.

We aim to train you as a Psychology teacher at Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 with enhancement, the main focus of your training will be through your specialist subject. Furthermore, our PGCE Psychology trainees take up ‘enhancements’ linked to other curriculum subjects e.g sciences, pastoral education or Special Education Needs and Diversity.

In essence, our task is to develop your professional competence, creativity and innovation so that you can be highly effective in the classroom and also to provide a substantial base from which you can develop throughout your future career.

Qualification and course duration

PGCE

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@marjon.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1752 636700