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Primary Education PGCE

This long established course provides a rigorous and effective training leading to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) for early year’s establishments and primary schools in the 3-7, 7-11 or 5-11 age range. Intensive university (12 weeks) and school based training (minimum 120 days) is combined with periods of independent study.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Drama PGCE

This course aims to develop an understanding of the place of drama in secondary education and to provide a firm foundation from which to teach this exciting subject. Philosophically, the course is based upon an inclusive view of the drama curriculum which reflects the wide range of contexts which the subject operates within schools and colleges.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Physical Education PGCE

This PGCE equips trainees with the skills and competencies to teach Physical Education at secondary level (11-18) with confidence. Training makes use of well-equipped facilities on campus and works in close partnership with local schools and colleges.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Art and Design PGCE

This PGCE covers all aspects of becoming an effective and successful teacher of art, craft and design in the National Curriculum as well as GCSE and AS/A level. Trainees benefit from excellent studio facilities and an art gallery featuring school and course-related exhibitions.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Social Science PGCE

This course is aimed at trainees wishing to teach one or more of the social sciences (sociology, psychology, politics and law) in secondary schools and/or post-16 colleges. Trainees will be given the opportunity to study and teach areas of the Social Sciences (Psychology, Sociology, Politics, Law, Health and Social Care, Citizenship and PSHE) at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Finance, Accounting and Business Professional Certificate

This part-time programme enables students to become qualified chartered accountants; the programme is flexible and applicants join at the stage relevant to the qualification they wish to attain; successful qualification allows AAT and ICAEW membership.

  • Duration of training: 12 - 15 months
  • Study mode: Part time
Music PGCE

This PGCE courses which are closely linked to the Royal Northern College of Music, will prepare you for a career in music teaching and challenge your thoughts about music education. The Specialist Instrumental Teaching route combines learning to teach music in the classroom and teaching your instrument (wind, brass, percussion, strings or voice) in different contexts.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Psychology PGCE

This course is aimed at trainees wishing to teach one or more of the social sciences (sociology, psychology and politics) in secondary schools and/or post-16 colleges. It is amongst the first in the country designed to offer specific training to teach in the 14-19 sector and offers a trainee teacher exchange and links to schools in Europe and the USA.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Music with Specialist Instrument Teaching PGCE

This PGCE courses which are closely linked to the Royal Northern College of Music, will prepare you for a career in music teaching and challenge your thoughts about music education. The Specialist Instrumental Teaching route combines learning to teach music in the classroom and teaching your instrument (wind, brass, percussion, strings or voice) in different contexts.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting and School Nursing) PGDip

This course is designed to lead to careers in Health Visiting or School Nursing. Applicants must be a first level nurse or midwife with a current or pending registration on the NMC Professional register and must have a supported practice placement.

  • Duration of training: 3 years
  • Study mode: Part time
Zoo Conservation Biology PGDip

This MSc in Zoo Conservation Biology is run in close collaboration with the North of England Zoological Society (Chester Zoo) and is designed to produce graduates who want to develop careers in the research, management and re-introduction of captive populations. The theory unit is studied at Chester Zoo.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
History PGCE

This course encourages a thoughtful, reflective and critical approach to the teaching of history in the secondary school. Devised jointly by history education specialists at Manchester Metropolitan University and history mentors in school, it reflects both changes and debates at a national level.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Religious Education PGCE

Religious Education is a demanding curriculum area where pupils reflect on their own beliefs and values and develop critical thinking skills to enable positive action in their communities. Trainees will encounter cultural diversity through visits to places of worship from the six major religions in Manchester and engage in dialogue with people from other faiths and cultural backgrounds.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Design and Technology (Food and Textiles) PGCE

This course will provide you with a critical framework for understanding recent developments in the Design & Technology curriculum. Taking account of your particular academic strengths and specialisms you will be prepared to teach National Curriculum Design & Technology and be equipped with an understanding of GCSE, A/AS Levels and vocational courses.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Biology PGCE

In this course, during the first term you will learn how to plan lessons, how to organise and manage classrooms and laboratories, how to create and maintain a positive learning atmosphere and how to evaluate your progress. You will also carry out an audit of your subject knowledge and use this to develop identified areas of your scientific understanding.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Modern Foreign Languages (Spanish) PGCE

This course enables you to acquire and develop language teaching skills. You will become aware of the needs of pupils of different abilities and of the goals and methods appropriate to them.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Special Educational Needs Co-ordination (National award) PGCert

This course is designed, delivered and assessed to provide evidence for National College for Teaching and Learning Outcomes standards. Engagement in the award impacts upon the provision in schools and on the progress of children with SEN.

  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time
English PGCE

Our PGCE English has a well established regional and national reputation for training high quality teachers of English which is reflected in the excellent record of trainees securing sought-after posts. It also offers opportunities to develop expertise in Inclusive Education and Special Educational Needs in relation to the Secondary English Curriculum.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
Professional Accounting Professional Stage

This is a flexible, part-time programme, developed in partnership with the Assocation of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and the Institute of Chartered enables students to become qualified chartered accountants; the programme is flexible and applicants join at the stage relevant to the qualification they wish to attain; successful qualification allows AAT and ICAEW membership.The programme contains 3 undergraduate stages and 2 postgraduate stages.

  • Duration of training: 12 - 15 months
  • Study mode: Part time
Business PGCE

This course aims to develop analytical, successful and enthusiastic teachers who are fully aware of the excitement and challenges that lie ahead and who can work effectively in a variety of educational settings. You will engage with current educational issues and recent and relevant research in order to further develop your understanding and to generate challenging and lively debate.

  • Duration of training: 1 year
  • Study mode: Full time
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