The Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE—Primary) is an intensive 15-month programme for bachelor’s degree holders who want to become primary level teachers. The PGCE—Primary courses focus on teaching and learning methodologies designed to enhance teaching skills at the primary level. Methos courses in literacy, mathematics, science and social studies include practical experience affording candidates the opportunity to connect theory and practice in the classroom. A range of courses promote the aspiring teacher’s awareness of social, cultural and development issues of children. Candidates will develop the technological and professional skills required to foster positive development and learning in children.
2. Minimum age of 17 years at time of entry into the programme.
3. All Education students are required to maintain a minimum grade of “B” in all Education courses in order to graduate in or continue enrolment in any of the Education Programmes.
The goal of the Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE—Primary) is to prepare confident and qualified graduates capable of:
The Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE—Primary) is awarded on successful completion of the programme of study.
Bachelor’s Degree including the following courses:
TOTAL: 36 Credits and 60 Practicum Hours