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Bangor University School of Education

Bangor Pier

PGCE Secondary - Physical Education with ODA (leading to the award of Qualified Teacher Status)

UCAS Code: 3F5B
PGCE Secondary - Physical Education with ODA (QTS)
The Secondary PGCE programme is designed to provide you with a deep understanding of how children and adolescents learn, and equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to develop as a creative and innovative teacher. You will learn about adolescent's development through the Secondary sector and be supported to become an excellent teacher. This PGCE with QTS* is recognised across Wales and England and is often transferable* further afield for entry into the teaching profession.
*Those seeking to teach outside Wales and England should check recognition and transferability of Qualified Teacher Status with the respective country's Teachers' Professional Body.
Committed schools with well-trained mentors will support Associate Teachers' progress towards Qualified Teacher Status in accordance with Professional Standards for Teaching and Leadership in Wales.
Experienced tutors and researchers in university and school based staff will provide excellent support and stimulating sessions, and the qualification gained will equip students to teach within and beyond Wales.
You do not need to live in Wales or speak Welsh to apply for the course. We will support you in your understanding of Welsh culture and your Welsh language learning whether you are a complete beginner or a fluent user of the language.

Entry requirements

Postgraduate Certificate in Education - PGCE: Good honours degree in an area related to subject of study. GCSE Grade B/Grade 5 (or equivalent) in English Language and Mathematics/Numeracy. A willingness and positive attitude towards seeking to improve personal use of the Welsh Language. IELTS Level 7 overall (with no element below 6.5)


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Postgraduate Certificate in Education - PGCE Full-time September 2019 1 Years

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