Entry Requirements For This Course
You will need a B grade at GCSE in English and Mathematics and if you intend to follow your course through the medium of Welsh, a C grade in Welsh. Good GCSE and A level qualifications related to your subject area are expected. A Level 'equivalent' qualifications such as BTEC advanced will also be taken into account.
If you hold a C grade in GCSE English Language or Mathematics and are successful in other aspects of the selection process you will be given the opportunity to sit the equivalency test. If you are successful and you accept your place to study with us then you can start your programme as planned. Attendance at the workshops prior to the test is a compulsory part of the equivalency testing programme.
For further information please contact PGCE secondary admin: 01792 482111 at S_PGCE@uwtsd.ac.uk
The normal minimum entry requirement to the programme is an honours degree in Mathematics or in a strongly cognate discipline, with a high proportion of Mathematics within your degree.
Other requirements include
- A clear enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service
- it would be advantageous if you gained some work experience at a secondary school
At interview you will be challenged to demonstrate your:
Literacy and Numeracy skills
Good communication skills
Commitment to teaching
Determination and perspective
The PGCE Secondary programme has a well-established link with the CANTEACH programme that supports and facilitates Canadian graduates' application to the PGCE Secondary programme.