School Direct PGCE
This one year programme leads to a PGCE, recommendation for QTS and 60 credits at Master's level.
On our School Direct route you will learn hands-on in the classroom and at the university. You'll know in advance which schools you will be placed with and you will be able to develop close relationships with the teachers there.
You will be placed in specific local schools so if you are keen on being based in a particular area, this could be the route for you.
We offer School Direct on a Tuition fee basis. We do not offer a salaried School Direct route at this time.
The following alliances/consortia are offering School Direct programmes for 2020 entry as follows:
- Modern Foreign Languages
- Modern Foreign Languages
You will receive an excellent teacher training that combines theory with practice whichever route you choose. We offer teacher training for the following subjects.
Where would we be without words? And why do writers in English so frequently use alliteration? The English programme invites you to ask and answer these questions and more.
Geography isn’t just about maps. On our Geography PGCE you will discover how to help pupils find out about our world and the people it contains.
Important lessons come from history. Train as a history teacher and bring history to life for young people.
Our Mathematics PGCE trains you how to support those who struggle and how to test those who excel. Learn how to take your pupils from basic mental arithmetic to algebra and Pythagoras.
Modern Foreign Languages (French, German, Italian, Spanish)
MFL teaching is exciting, rewarding and challenging. Our comprehensive and rigorous MFL course will equip you to meet all the challenges and to enjoy your career as a languages teacher.
Help young people learn how to make great music. Our Music PGCE includes a range of musical instruments, influences and technology.
Discover how to engage young people in exploring world religions and the different themes and topics within.
Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
Develop as a confident, effective practitioner who can teach science and your specialist subject in ways that deepen pupils' understanding and motivate them to take their study of science further.
Our initial teacher education programmes have been ranked as outstanding in every category by Ofsted.
University led PGCE
Initial Teacher Education (PGCE and School Direct) Office
Phone: +44 (0) 117 331 4492
School of Education
University of Bristol
35 Berkeley Square
Bristol, BS8 1JA
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