Independent PGCE

The Independent School Postgraduate Certificate of Education has been developed in close consultation with the HMC.

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Course overview

  • 2024
  • Full-time
  • Sep
  • 37 Weeks
  • Postgraduate
  • PGCE
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • Online
  • *See below for full fee information

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    Entry Requirements

    To apply for this course, you must:

    • Have a UK degree. For equivalent qualifications, contact education@buckingham.ac.uk to confirm that your qualification meets the University entry requirements.
    • You must be employed as a teacher in an independent school or Academy and be in sole charge of a full-size class for a minimum of 10 hours a week. Every year, some of our applicants arrange to work in an independent school for the specific purpose of gaining this training, others have worked in the school for a year or more already.

    The employing school must be able to fully support a candidate through the course, enabling them to demonstrate all of the Teachers’ Standards across the full age and ability range of training, and cannot be graded as inadequate.