Taught course

Post-14 (Education and Training)

Institution
University of Derby · Institute of Education
Qualifications
PGCE

Entry requirements

You will need an undergraduate degree (minimum 2:2) in a subject that is applicable to the Further Education and Skills sector, such as psychology, law, media, sports and music technology. You will also need GCSE grade C or above in English Language and Maths (or Level 2 in Literacy and Numeracy).

Months of entry

September

Course content

Prepare for a worthwhile career teaching and training in the Further Education and Skills sector. This postgraduate course paves the way for you to teach post-14 learners in settings ranging from colleges, academies and secondary schools to prisons and voluntary organisations.

  • Study on a course rated ‘outstanding' by Ofsted for its high standard of training and assessment. We are currently the only university to be awarded this rating under the new Ofsted regime.
  • Improve your career and promotion prospects: we have an excellent track record for helping students progress to employment, more senior roles or masters level study
  • Develop your skills through an exciting combination of practical teaching experiences, theoretical learning and discussions
  • Select an optional specialist pathway where you can focus on a key subject area: choose from English, Maths, Engineering, Sport, or teaching learners with disabilities
  • Choose a flexible PGCE route to suit you: study on a full-time basis at the University or on a part-time basis at one of our partner colleges in the wider community
  • Learn from a dynamic teaching team with an excellent reputation for the quality of their training and the impact of their research

Qualification and course duration

PGCE

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
askadmissions@derby.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1332 591167