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Location: Hendon Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £10100
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Middlesex University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This programme aims to support your ability to operate as an effective teacher. All modules are underpinned by the DfE Teachers' Standards (2012) and are designed to provide you with an appropriate means of reflecting critically on your own development as a teacher and engaging in school-based research to improve your own practice. The curriculum will enable you to demonstrate that you are meeting the Teachers' Standards at a level appropriate for your stage of experience.Why study PGCert Teaching at Middlesex University?This course is suitable for practising teachers who wish to gain an academic postgraduate award to enhance their QTS qualification, e.g. when following an Assessment Only route or after gaining a 'QTS only' award through a School Direct programme. It has also been designed for initial training teachers following an employment-based routes to QTS, either School Direct or a Postgraduate Teaching Apprenticeship at Middlesex University. All the modules reflect engagement with the Teachers' Standards and have been designed so that you can gain recognition and award for your professional practice as a school teacher.This PGCert and the associated assignments have been designed as an integral part of your professional development and will enable you to develop as a reflective learner and teacher, with the additional benefit of academic credits, which can be carried forwards towards an MA degree.This course has been designed with input from our Initial Teacher Education Partnership schools and will provide relevant and useful academic enhancement as well as a useful entry point to further postgraduate study if you wish to continue to Masters or doctoral level.
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2:2 (hons degree) or equivalent qualification
IELTS (Academic): 6.5
TOEFL (iBT): 87.0
PTE Academic: 58.0
About this university
Around 23% of students are from outside the UK and around 16% are from outside the European Union. This means there are plentiful resources to help students feel at home in their new surroundings as well as information on matters such as immigration and visas. The orientation program is free to all overseas students who register ahead of time. It includes being met at the airport as well as a series of informal workshops and even a British tea party. Go for fish and chip supper as well as shopping trips, all aimed at getting students comfortable with their new surroundings. The student union is the heart of extracurricular activities at the university as well as providing support and advice to its members. It organises the various societies and clubs on offer as well as volunteering and charity organisations, skill building opportunities and social events. It also controls the student run media, which includes a magazine, issued each term, a radio station, TV channel and online blog that showcases studentâ€™s work. The union operates The Forum, a social spot where students can meet their friends while the Ricketts Quadrangle is another place to meet up. The Grove Atrium is the arts and fashion section where students can display their creations and meet up with others of similar interests. There are a large number of clubs and societies on offer covering many interests as well as sports, faith and culture groups. There are also hobby groups and those based around an academic subjects while students also have the option to set up their own with a group of like-minded friends.