Aberystwyth University: Drama (Secondary PGCE)
|Institution||Aberystwyth University View institution profile|
|Department||School of Education|
**PGCE Drama 3DGX**
The PGCE Secondary Drama course is a one-year course that leads to the award of qualified teacher status. The course aims to give student teachers the professional skills needed to become reflective practitioners, prepared to teach ambitious, capable and confident learners who are informed about the world beyond school.
Qualification Postgraduate Certificate in Education - PGCE
Study mode: Full time
Duration: 1 year
**Qualified teacher status (QTS)**
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
A degree, at least 50% of which is Drama-related. We consider students with degrees in related subjects, for example, Film or Performing Arts. There will be gaps in subject knowledge for all students and the course is designed to address this issue. To support Welsh Government’s Literacy and Numeracy framework students must have achieved a standard equivalent to a Grade B in the GCSE examination in any of the following:
- English Language
- English Literature
- Welsh Language (First Language)
- Welsh Literature
Where an equivalent to a grade B in either English Literature or Welsh Literature is achieved, a minimum of a grade C must be achieved in the corresponding GCSE examination in English or Welsh (First) Language.A grade B in the GCSE Examination in Mathematics or Mathematics-Numeracy must also be achieved.
The University offers tests in these subjects if you do not have these requirements.
- Experience or observation in a school setting is an advantage.
- Literacy and numeracy skills tests will form part of the selection process on the day of the interview.
Postgraduate Certificate in Education - PGCE
|Level||RQF Level 7|
A first degree, at least 50% of which is Drama-related. We consider students with degrees in related subjects, for example, Film or Performing Arts. There will be gaps in subject knowledge for all students and the course is designed to address this issue.
|Location||Main Site (Aberystwyth)|
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