Become a teaching professional
Successful completion of the programme provides students the opportunity to:
|The Resourceful Teacher||30||Semester 1 & 2|
|The Reflective and Reflexive Practitioner||15||Semester 1|
|The Reciprocity of Professionalism||15||Semester 2|
Typically, applicants for the PGCE will:
Additional course specific requirements:
English language requirements:
An overall IELTS test result of 6.5, including a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-tests. Equivalent awards will be considered (e.g. Pearson’s Test of English, Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English, City & Guilds International ESOL 8984, or the TOEFL- IBT test of English proficiency). If you do not meet our entry requirements, you can still apply as we will consider your application.
Offers are based on a combination of qualifications, the applicant’s personal statement and references. For guidelines on personal statements and references please click here.
Recognition of Prior Learning/Experience
Students who can provide evidence of having attended similar programmes, obtained equivalent awards and/or extensive specialist experience, may be granted exemption from particular programme modules.
Non-standard Entry Requirements
Alternate entry into the PGCE may be achieved through suitably documented extensive work experience relevant to the programme (e.g. educational work for NGOs, training agencies). Such applicants may be required to submit a discursive account of why this experience is relevant.
International students must demonstrate a good standard of written and spoken English and have an IELTS score of 6.5 overall (and no less than 5.5 in any section). Appropriate English language competence must be evidenced in the form of certificated learning.
Candidates must also:
If you have a qualification other than the ones outlined above, please check with us before making an application. If your equivalent qualifications are from an overseas institution, you must apply for a Statement of Comparability from NARIC.