Taught course

Postgraduate Diploma in Education

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Education Studies
Qualifications
PGDE

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Entry requirements

A good honours degree (minimum 2:2, or for maths, physics and physics with maths applicants minimum class 3 with at least a grade B in the relevant A Level) in one of our teaching subjects or with a strong element of a teaching subject (see below).

You also need grade C in English Language and Mathematics at GCSE, or the equivalent.

Candidates without these qualifications may either take the necessary examinations in the year before the course starts or take our entrance test in English and/or Mathematics.

Completing a Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) course may also be a condition of an offer of a place on the course.

Disclosure and Barring Service & Safeguarding Training

As this course leads to a professional qualification, student teachers are required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure and Work Health Assessment. You'll also need to complete Safeguarding Training.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our graduates make great teachers. It’s that simple. The Initial Teacher Education (ITE) course helps you develop an understanding of research, policies and practice relating to education in general and secondary education in particular. You’ll analyse and reflect on what you learn to connect research with the classroom.

We teach an approach to your work that will stay with you throughout your career. Our graduates are dedicated to lifelong learning, developing their professional practice, and using classroom-based research. You’ll learn everything the qualified teacher needs to know about planning, teaching, learning, assessing, policies and processes.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

GCSE English Language grade C (IELTS not accepted for entry to this course).

Other English language qualifications we accept

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDE
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
education-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 8177