University of chester subject knowledge enhancement

By | 10th May 2017

University of chester subject knowledge enhancement

Subject Knowledge Enhancement Course – Mathematics

   The Mathematics Enhancement Course (MEC) at the University of Chester is a six month* pre-Initial Teacher Education (pre-ITE) course. It is for graduates who wish to train to teach secondary school mathematics, but have a degree in a subject other than mathematics.

CampusRiverside Campus, Chester
Length24, 20, 16, 12 and 8 week courses available,flexible start dates from January. Full-time
Start dateJanuary 2017

Why study the Mathematics Enhancement Course at Chester?

The course is designed for gradates who have a background in mathematics (A Level or equivalent), but a degree in another subject. The programme allows graduates to gain a deeper understanding of mathematics within the 11-19 secondary curriculum and beyond. Graduates should leave the course with confidence in their mathematical ability, with a ‘big picture’ of relationships between mathematical concepts and having been inspired to motivate children to learn mathematics through their own expertise and enthusiasm. There are seven main course modules including Algebraic Generalisation and Proof, Calculus, Functions and Graphical Representations, Applied Mathematics and the History of Maths.

University of chester subject knowledge enhancement

Subject Knowledge Enhancement Course – Modern Language (French)

The Modern Language (French) enhancement course at the University of Chester is  aimed at pre-ITE trainees who will be teaching a language other than French and who are required by their ITE provider to teach French as a second or third language.

CampusRiverside Campus, Chester
Length12 and 8 week courses available Full-time
Start dateMay 2017

Why study the Modern Language (French) Enhancement Course at Chester?

The ML (French) Enhancement Courses at the University of Chester are designed as preparation for a secondary PGCE or School Direct course in Modern Languages.

The course allows graduates to acquire the language skills and confidence to teach French to KS3 and additionally gain an understanding of how to motivate children to learn languages through their own expertise and enthusiasm.

University of chester subject knowledge enhancement

Subject Knowledge Enhancement Course – Computer Science

Length20 week and 8 week full-time courses
Start dateMarch 2017

The Computer Science Enhancement Course (CSEC) at Chester is a pre-Initial Teacher Education (pre-ITE) course for graduates who wish to train to teach secondary school computer science, but who need to boost their subject.

For admission enquiries

PGCE Admissions
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01244 511000 – Please ask for PGCE Admissions
enquiries@chester.ac.uk