Applicants are required to hold a good honours degree (2:2 minimum) in an area related to the chosen secondary subject.
- Grade B or above in GCSE English Language OR English Literature and GCSE Mathematics.
- Student teachers studying to teach in Welsh medium schools will also need a GCSE grade B or above in Welsh OR Welsh Literature (first language).
- Equivalence workshops and tests are available for those with Grade C GSCE in English Language, Mathematics and Welsh.
A-Levels/Level 3 Vocational Qualifications
If applicants do not hold an undergraduate degree in a curriculum subject, successful study at appropriate higher levels must be evidenced.
Months of entry
Ambitiously supportive of the Welsh Government’s aim for a million Welsh speakers by 2050, the Welsh Secondary PGCE pathway prepares you to innovate as Welsh teachers.
Respectful of the complexities of teaching Welsh as a first or second language we will arm you with an understanding of the curriculum and progressive teaching and learning methodologies.
Working together with fellow language students, we will encourage and lead a culture of bilingual and multilingualism. There will be extensive opportunities for you to work together with students from cross-curricular subjects and through the medium of Welsh.
You will be prepared to teach Welsh as a first or second language and participate in our new Welsh Language Development Pathway designed to improve every student teachers’ Welsh from beginner to fluent.
On location in our partnership schools, you will receive high-quality mentoring to develop and transform pupils' experiences of the Welsh language across the secondary age range.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
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