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The course will build upon prior experience to equip trainees with the specific subject knowledge and skills that will enable them to become effective teachers of English language and literature across Key Stages 3 and 4 of the National Curriculum and to A level.Teaching and AssessmentThe course is assessed through observation during teaching placements and written assignments.To gain a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) students need to complete three 4,000-word assignments at FHEQ
The course will build upon prior experience to equip trainees with the specific subject knowledge and skills that will enable them to become effective teachers of English language and literature across Key Stages 3 and 4 of the National Curriculum and to A level.
Teaching and Assessment
The course is assessed through observation during teaching placements and written assignments.
To gain a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) students need to complete three 4,000-word assignments at FHEQ level 7 (Masters) and two blocks of School Experience.
The programme’s delivered full-time over 38 weeks with 70% practical school experience in established partner schools and 30% university-based time, divided between Professional Studies and subject study.
This experience provides you with the opportunity to work alongside serving teachers, learning about the broader roles and skills of teachers and other school staff.
Where this can take you
This programme prepares you for a career as a secondary school teacher. At the end of the year you will be recommended for Qualified Teacher Status and will be ready for the next stage of your development as a Newly Qualified Teacher in school. Our students are highly successful in gaining teaching posts, many in our partner schools.
Students need an honours degree with a classification of 2.2 or above. At least fifty per cent of the degree content will have been in English. All candidates must have achieved at least a ‘C’ / 4 in GCSE English and Mathematics. All applicants will be required to demonstrate awareness of professional requirements within schools and an awareness of the education sector.
The University of Chichester has two campuses: one in the centre of Chichester, a charming and historic town, and the other close to the sea in Bognor Regis.
This year the University celebrates its 180th year of teaching and research excellence. As a silver-rated institution by the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), the University is recognized as delivering high quality teaching and learning for students. They actively embrace the unique qualities of every single student and offer a distinctive, community-based student experience.
The University offers both taught and research degrees at postgraduate level, with many of the courses offering work placements during the year. There is a vast range of academic departments to choose from, including Business, Dance, Humanities, Music, Sport and Theatre.
Where you'll study
Upper Bognor Road