University of Derby: PGCE Secondary School Direct

InstitutionUniversity of Derby View institution profile
Department PGCE courses
Study type Taught


You’re on the threshold of making one of the most exciting decisions of your life – to teach! Offering practical classroom experience throughout, our course will help you join a new generation of talented secondary school teachers.
Put your career plans on a firm footing – with a PGCE, recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status and 60 credits at masters level
Spend most of the year on placement, learning what it takes to become a great teacher
Benefit from our strong network of partnership schools so that you gain varied, challenging and effective practical experience
Develop your subject specialism and your understanding of teaching children from wide-ranging backgrounds
Be inspired by our team of dedicated, friendly tutors who are renowned internationally for high quality teaching and research
If you're interested in developing your skills in SEND, choose our optional Special Educational Needs and Disability pathway


University of Derby

University of Anything is Possible
At the University of Derby, your future is our focus; with expert academics bringing a wealth of industry experience, continuous investment in cutting-edge facilities and research, and fantastic support for our students. Whether you are progressing from undergraduate study, want to change or develop your career, or simply study the subject you love in more depth, we offer a wide range of courses and study methods including full-time, part-time and online learning.

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