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Education Pre-Service

DN Colleges Group

UCAS Code: PGC1 | Professional Graduate Certificate in Education - PGCE (Professional)

Entry requirements


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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Post compulsory education and training

This Professional Graduate Certificate in Education programme is aimed at applicants without a recognised teaching qualification or employment in the sector who wish to train to teach. Professional teaching and/or training experience (teaching practice) is provided through a teaching practice placement. The course is full time over one academic year.

The programme also aims to develop a critical understanding of learning, teaching and training in their social, political and philosophical contexts, and also specifically involves providing trainees with the opportunity to meet relevant professional standards, for example the standards for teachers in the Lifelong Learning sector and the UK Professional Standards Framework for Higher Education.

Potential progression pathways include postgraduate study, such as MA in Education and progression into employment.

Modules

Semester A - Research Informed Teaching & Learning Assessment; Becoming a Subject Specialist Teacher

Semester B - Being a Subject Specialist Teacher; Policy & Professional Issues

Assessment methods

Students will complete the modules below and will include a minimum of 100 hours on teaching placement. The Subject Specialist module requires attendance at a 2-day Subject Specialist Conference at The University of Huddersfield

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£7,400
per year
EU
£7,400
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,400
per year
Scotland
£7,400
per year
Wales
£7,400
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University Centre North Lincolnshire

Department:

Access & Humanities

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

50%
low
Post compulsory education and training

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Education

Teaching and learning

69%
Staff make the subject interesting
85%
Staff are good at explaining things
71%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
71%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

64%
Library resources
71%
IT resources
64%
Course specific equipment and facilities
29%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

After graduation


We don't have more detailed stats to show you in relation to this subject area at this university but read about typical employment outcomes and prospects for graduates of this subject below.

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Education and teaching

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£14k

£14k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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Post-six month graduation stats:

This is from the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey, based on responses from graduates who studied the same subject area here.

It offers a snapshot of what grads went on to do six months later, what they were earning on average, and whether they felt their degree helped them obtain a 'graduate role'. We calculate a mean rating to indicate if this is high, medium or low compared to other universities.

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Graduate field commentary:

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The Longitudinal Educational Outcomes dataset combines HRMC earnings data with student records from the Higher Education Statistics Agency.

While there are lots of factors at play when it comes to your future earnings, use this as a rough timeline of what graduates in this subject area were earning on average one, three and five years later. Can you see a steady increase in salary, or did grads need some experience under their belt before seeing a nice bump up in their pay packet?

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