Secondary (School Direct) PGCE

York St John University

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Course info

Course overviewYour school placements will build your skills and confidence as you progress towards Qualified Teacher Status, while your academic sessions will deepen your understanding both of your subject and your profession. You will develop your knowledge of your chosen subject and its place within the curriculum while also exploring wider educational issues, reflecting local and national policy and practice. This equips you with both a strong subject specialism and a wider understanding of ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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95th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
111th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
38th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP
Full Time
1 year

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, June 2021

Entry requirements
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Details
Entry requirements for programmes leading to QTS are stipulated by the DfE (ITT Criteria 2018). These are: GCSE in English (or approved equivalent) at grade C/Level 4; GCSE in Mathematics (or approved equivalent) at grade C/Level 4; GCSE in Science (or approved equivalent) at grade C/Level 4 (for those student teachers undertaking the Secondary PGCE in sciences); A first degree from a United Kingdom higher education institution or equivalent in the subject-based PGCE.

Tuition fees

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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£12,750 per year
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Latest Teaching (General) reviews

Teaching (General)
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Student Reviewer
04 Apr 14

Primary Education (Lower Primary, 3-7) BA (Hons)

do not expect the lecturers to provide a spoon-feeding service but equally show an enthuisasm for your subject. do not...
SR
Student Reviewer
04 Apr 14

Primary Education (Lower Primary, 3-7) BA (Hons)

do not get drunk if you do not want to, and do not apologise for it. you will find others like you, and they will take...

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Student rating ( 4.0) 731 reviews

5 star 26%
4 star 55%
3 star 16%
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Where you'll study

York St John University

Lord Mayor's Walk York
YO31 7EX United Kingdom Nearest train station: York  0.4 miles away

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