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, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCE
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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