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Why choose a PGCE at Brunel?

Through expert teaching and support, Education at Brunel will give you the strong foundation you need to make a difference to people's lives in a variety of educational contexts.

At Brunel we offer the full route into teaching and many of our students progress from our Education BA onto one of our highly regarded Postgraduate Certificate of Primary Education (PGCE) courses. Our Primary and Secondary PGCEs are Ofsted ‘outstanding’  (2015) and will give you the skills and qualifications to gain employment as teachers and progress into leadership and management roles in schools or in the wider world of education.

We understand that learning and development can take place in a wide number of environments, so we’ll give you a balanced view of educational theory, policy and practice within a range of educational contexts. This means you’ll have a strong foundation to succeed whether you’re considering fields like educational psychology, social work or counselling or are set on getting into teaching.

You’ll be supported and surrounded by academics who have a wealth of expertise and experience in education and teaching.  Their first-hand experiences will help you develop a deeper understanding of the concepts you’ll encounter in different educational settings and insight into a range of different careers and opportunities in education. Your learning experience will also benefit from the wide variety of different students who choose to come and study Education at Brunel. Whether you’ve recently finished formal education and are would like to progress, looking to have a change in career direction or enhance your existing knowledge, you are likely find others in a similar position on your course. This creates a learning community where no matter your age or background you’ll work closely to share ideas, inspiration and opportunities.

Study for your PGCE at Brunel

Pre-course information

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Primary pre-course task booklet

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Secondary pre-course task booklet