Glyndwr University Teacher Training
Education and Training (Post-Compulsory) PGCE
This course is designed especially for graduates who want a nationally recognised qualification in order to teach students in further education, sixth form and tertiary colleges, prisons, adult education and work-based learning settings. Build upon your previous knowledge and experience on our new course that offers the prospect of teaching and assessing across a breath of curricula and provides an online learning capacity that promotes flexibility through a variety of learning opportunities. Post-compulsory education and training is a rapidly developing and expanding area which, through the requirement of an endorsed professional teaching qualification, is establishing clearly defined career progression routes within the sector and opportunities for further advanced study.
Students will be expected to hold a bachelors degree in the subject you wish to teach. For entry onto the part-time course you will have to secure 150 hours of teaching for the duration of the course, with an appropriate education or training institute.
Wrexham Glyndwr University offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses and professional qualifications.
The university prides itself on its industry-led courses, offering links with employers. There are over 9,000 students at the university, with around 1,500 studying for a postgraduate qualification.
The main campus in Wrexham is located on the edge of town and contains the majority of student services, facilities and accommodation. There is an additional rural campus in Northop a short distance away that specialises in Animal Studies and Biodiversity as well as a cutting edge research centre in St Asaph that focuses on Opto Electronics Technology.
Four schools comprise the university:
- The school of Creative Arts
- The school of Social and Life Sciences
- The school of Applied Science, Computing and Engineering
- North Wales Business School
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