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Independent PGCE for Independent Schools and Academies

School of Education
  • See entry requirements below
  • Sep 2023
  • Full-time
  • 37 Weeks
  • Postgraduate
  • PGCE
  • Online
  • To apply for this course, you must:

    • UK degree (2.2 or above). 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.