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Education studies

Our experienced education studies teaching team has worked extensively in many different educational settings, including primary and secondary schools, further and adult education. They pass their expertise onto you, developing you as an education practitioner.
Our education courses offer a choice of modules so you can specialise in areas that interest you most. We ensure our teaching is relevant to you and the way you learn. Our methods are creative and dynamic, and we design courses that offer support in a friendly and collaborative environment. Our excellent facilities help you perfect your skills and bring your knowledge to life.

We help you maximise your academic and career potential by offering a variety of education placements. This helps you make more informed career choices, and prepares you for successful career in education.


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This course is open to any support staff who are currently working with children and young people in a statutory school setting under the direction of a qualified teacher.Applications are welcome from staff currently working in any phase • early years • primary or secondary • mainstream schools • special schools or unitsIf you are working in a non... More information

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This course involves studying three different disciplines and completing three work placements to give you the skills and knowledge needed for a large range of careers, such as teaching and school counselling. You achieve this through workbased learning and studying educational themes and policy such as social inclusion. You are introduced to the... More information

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code CX83

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This foundation degree is ideal if you are a childminder, early years practitioner, manager and advisor working in the early years sector, focusing on services for children aged 0–5 years. This course is also beneficial if you are an outreach, involvement or portage worker. You need to be employed in an early years setting during the course as... More information

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This is a theoretical, analytical course where you learn about educational issues and relate them to practice, in preparation for a career in education. The course builds your expertise in a range of areas, including • education policy and comparative education • educational and inequality • education, processes of learning and the sociology of... More information

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code X300

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Study autism in all aspects of theory, research and practice on this specialist postgraduate course. You reflect on how autism affects the way in which people experience the world and analyse these experiences in the context of wider disability debates. The course helps you to identify and consider the barriers in society that hinder individuals... More information

Postgraduate

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This course is suitable for all professionals working alongside teachers in a support role and also leading on key policies in a school or college setting. The aim is to help practitioners develop their practice and to assist children and young people reach their full potential. By improving the children and young people’s workforce, outcomes for... More information

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This research degree is appropriate if you are either an experienced, well-qualified practitioner looking to improve your academic and personal development or you are a suitably qualified graduate looking to extend your research skills and conduct a piece of educational research at doctoral level.A higher degree by research involves training in... More information

Postgraduate

Full-time, Part-time

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This course is suitable if you are an individual with autism or Asperger Syndrome or a parent, teacher, clinician or professional associated with people with autism and Asperger Syndrome. It gives you an in-depth understanding of what autism and Asperger Syndrome is and some of the associated issues. It gives you an insight into some of the ways... More information

Postgraduate

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This course is suitable if you are involved in teaching or supporting learning in higher education. You gain the skills, understanding and confidence to develop an informed, reflective and self-critical approach to learning, teaching and assessment activities.We designed the course for experienced and newly appointed academic staff. Prior... More information

Postgraduate

Part-time

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MRes Education

Full-time, Part-time

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During this course we introduce you to social science research methods, the supporting theories and philosophies, and related policy and practice issues in education. You can also develop areas of specialist interests. It is suitable if you • are working in or planning to work in education policy and practice • carry out research in these and... More information

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Full-time, Part-time

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The Doctorate in Education (EdD) is an advanced programme of study and research at doctoral level. We designed it for professionals in education, training and allied fields who wish to enquire into and develop their professional practice through advanced-level study and research.The course allows you to• deepen your knowledge base in research and... More information

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Progress and build on your foundation degree in early years or another relevant level 5 qualification that has an early years focus and graduate with an honours degree. This course is designed for early years practioners and professionals with significant experience including managers and advisory staff within all early years related services.Your... More information

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Train for a career as a creative and reflective primary teacher on a course that is offered in partnership with local and regional primary schools. You are trained by staff who work closely with schools, who are involved in national developments in primary education and who are authors of key primary education textbooks. This means your coursework... More information

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code X120

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Gain the skills you need for the challenging task of teaching in a primary school. On this course, you develop the knowledge, skills and enthusiasm needed to motivate children’s learning.This course is designed to prepare you to meet the demands of recent developments in primary education. We emphasise the core subjects of English, mathematics and... More information

Postgraduate

Full-time

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Prepare for a career teaching and supporting the development of young children aged 0 – 5 in early years settings including children's centres, nurseries and schools. You build your understanding and knowledge of teaching and learning in the early years, and key policies in early childhood education and care. We offer the course in partnership... More information

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code 2J3L

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Prepare for a career teaching in early years settings, such as in nursery, infant and primary schools, on this Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) awarding course. You build your understanding of early years education and all areas of foundation and Key Stage 1 curriculum teaching. You develop your knowledge of teaching and learning in the early years... More information

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code X110

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Gain the qualification you need to teach in the area of post-16 and further education, previously known as post-compulsory education and training (PCET).It is suitable whether you are new to teaching and need us to find you a placement or if you are already working as a teacher or trainer and want to become qualified.The course maps to the... More information

Postgraduate

Full-time, Part-time

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This course is aimed at people who are currently working with young children aged 0 - 5 years in early years settings including childrens centres, schools and  private day care. You deepen your knowledge and understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and early childhood development for young children.During the course you cover... More information

Postgraduate

Part-time

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For graduates with a good honours degree, this course equips you with the skills needed for the demanding task of teaching 3 - 7 year old children in nursery and infant schools. You develop the knowledge, skills and enthusiasm you need to motivate young children’s learning.The course awards Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and develops the... More information

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Develop your understanding of the way children think and learn and the meaning of their play. Increase your understanding of the safeguarding and protection of children and of their health and well-being. This knowledge provides the foundation for any career working with children and families. During the course you gain knowledge in the key areas... More information

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code X310

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This secondary teacher training course leads to qualified teacher status (QTS). It equips you to teach physical education (PE) in secondary schools and post-16 colleges.On the course you• enhance your subject knowledge, understanding and skills• learn how to teach PE• learn about the wider role of teachers in school • gain knowledge about schools... More information

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This course leads to qualified teacher status (QTS) and is ideal if you are currently working in a school as a higher level teaching assistant (HLTA) or other teaching assistant and you have a foundation degree. The course enables you to gain the skills and knowledge needed to be an effective teacher, while you remain in your work setting. You... More information

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This course enables you to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS) in conjunction with a PGCE. It equips you to teach National Curriculum mathematics at Key Stages 3 and 4 and prepares you for higher level Key Stage 5 and post-16 teaching.Maths is so crucial to every aspect of life that there’s a very fulfilling challenge in helping people gain... More information

Postgraduate

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This course offers you flexible professional and personal development opportunities. It is ideal if you are a teacher, either experienced or recently qualified, or another educational practitioner working in • an educational setting • a role supporting some aspect of learning • an education care role.The course is practice-oriented so your work is... More information

Postgraduate

Part-time

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Gain the qualification you need to teach in the area of post-16 and further education, previously known as post-compulsory education and training (PCET).It is suitable whether you are new to teaching and need us to find you a placement or if you are already working as a teacher or trainer and want to become qualified.The course maps to the... More information

Undergraduate

Part-time

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) with a subject specialism in secondary history, qualifying you to teach in secondary schools and post-16 colleges.On the course you• learn how to teach history across Key Stages 3 and 4• understand different techniques and approaches to behaviour management• learn how to plan lessons and assess student work•... More information

Postgraduate

Full-time

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) with a subject specialism in secondary English, qualifying you to teach in secondary schools and post-16 colleges.On the course you• enhance your subject knowledge, understanding and skills• learn how to teach English • learn about the wider role of teachers in school • gain knowledge about schools and the... More information

Postgraduate

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As a qualified mathematics teacher you will be in a position to take advantage of a current shortage of trained professionals in this subject area. You benefit from the course’s strong partnerships with secondary schools in the area. Many of our graduates find employment in their placement schools. Throughout the course your time is balanced... More information

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code XG11

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Gain the broad, multidisciplinary understanding of physical education and school sport needed for a career as a physical education (PE) teacher. Your studies will also prepare you for roles in the wider area of school sport provision and development, and the wider education sector.You develop your knowledge and understanding of • the concepts,... More information

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This secondary teacher training course leads to qualified teacher status (QTS). It equips you to teach food technology.On the course you• enhance your subject knowledge, understanding and skills• learn how to teach food technology• learn about the wider role of teachers in school• gain knowledge about schools and the education system• apply your... More information

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Choose the fast track route to becoming a fully qualified youth worker on this 24-month part-time course based on National Youth Agency requirements. You take six modules, all relating to your work as a youth worker. Two are based in the workplace and the others cover key areas of study such as understanding youth work and developing communication... More information

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Learn how to share your enthusiasm for biology and inspire the next generation of children and young people. Biology is one of the priority subjects which means that you could be eligible for a tax free bursary depending on your degree class.This course enables you to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). It equips you to teach National... More information

Postgraduate

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If you have relevant qualifications or academic credit and want to teach science in secondary schools, this course is designed for you. There is a shortage of qualified science teachers and a need for graduates with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). The course includes science and education based study to bring you up to degree level and increasing... More information

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code XFC0

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) with a subject specialism in secondary citizenship, qualifying you to teach in secondary schools and post-16 colleges.On the course you• learn how to teach citizenship across Key Stages 3 and 4• understand different techniques and approaches to behaviour management• learn how to plan lessons and assess student... More information

Postgraduate

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This course leads to qualified teacher status (QTS) and is ideal if you are currently working in a school as a higher level teaching assistant (HLTA) or other teaching assistant and you have a foundation degree. The course enables you to gain the skills and knowledge needed to be an effective teacher, while you remain in your work setting. You... More information

Undergraduate

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) with a subject specialism in secondary14-19 business education, qualifying you to teach in secondary schools and post-16 colleges.On the course you• enhance your subject knowledge, understanding and skills• learn how to teach business education • learn about the wider role of teachers in school • gain knowledge... More information

Postgraduate

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This secondary teacher training course leads to qualified teacher status (QTS). It equips you to teach design and technology with a focus on textiles in secondary schools.On the course you• enhance your subject knowledge, understanding and skills • learn how to teach textiles • learn about the wider role of teachers in school • gain knowledge... More information

Postgraduate

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If you want to teach design and technology in secondary schools, this course is for you. You train using state-of-the-art facilities in a teaching subject that is popular with GCSE and A level pupils, and where there is a shortage of qualified teachers. Your studies involve subject-based study at degree level in the areas of design, technology and... More information

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code XW12

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This course has been developed for those who are currently working as special educational needs coordinators (SENCOs). You learn to lead, develop and evaluate inclusive cultures, systems and approaches to education. These new skills help you to make a difference in your school and to the wellbeing, participation and achievement of children and... More information

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This course develops your enthusiasm, confidence, knowledge and skills in teaching modern languages. You achieve qualified teacher status (QTS) equipping you to teach National Curriculum modern languages at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.The current shortage of modern-language teachers makes this a great choice of subject to teach at secondary-school level... More information

Postgraduate

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This free scheme is for Sheffield Hallam students who are non-native English speakers and want to improve their language skills. English for academic purposes (2–4 hours per week)This module covers reading, writing, speaking and listening for academic purposes and should improve your English dramatically. You study either• long thin – one two-hour... More information

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Part-time

UCAS code not applicable

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Learn how to share your enthusiasm for chemistry and inspire the next generation of children and young people.This course enables you to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). It equips you to teach National Curriculum science at Key Stages 3 and 4 and to teach chemistry at higher level Key Stage 4 and post-16 teaching.Chemistry teachers are in... More information

Postgraduate

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) with a subject specialism in secondary computing qualifying you to teach in secondary schools and post-16 colleges.On the course you• learn how to teach computing across Key Stages 3 and 4• understand different techniques and approaches to behaviour management• learn how to plan lessons and assess student work•... More information

Postgraduate

Full-time

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) with a subject specialism in secondary design and technology, qualifying you to teach in secondary schools and post-16 colleges.On the course you• enhance your subject knowledge, understanding and skills• learn how to teach design and technology • learn about the wider role of teachers in school • gain knowledge... More information

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) with a subject specialism in secondary religious education, qualifying you to teach in secondary schools and post-16 colleges.On the course you• learn how to teach religious education across Key Stages 3 and 4• understand different techniques and approaches to behaviour management• learn how to plan lessons and... More information

Postgraduate

Full-time

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Learn how to share your enthusiasm for physics and inspire the next generation of children and young people.Good physics teachers are in great demand and there are lots of opportunities for newly qualified physics teacher. Physics is now considered a priority subject, which means you may be eligible for a tax-free bursary of up to £20,000.This... More information

Postgraduate

Full-time

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) with a subject specialism in secondary geography, qualifying you to teach in secondary schools and post-16 colleges.On the course you• learn how to teach geography across Key Stages 3 and 4• understand different techniques and approaches to behaviour management• learn how to plan lessons and assess student work•... More information

Postgraduate

Full-time

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This course is for people with some existing academic credit who want to teach design and technology in secondary schools. If you have industrial experience or you have completed HND-type training or the first year of a relevant degree, this course provides an efficient route into teaching. It is a shortened degree, allowing you to build on your... More information

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code XWC2

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If you are currently in a position of responsibility in education or would like to take on leadership roles, this course is designed for you. It has been specifically developed to improve your effectiveness as a manager in the sector, by helping you to think through wider strategic and ethical issues whilst also developing your leadership skills.... More information

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Part-time

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BA (Honours) Languages with TESOL (French)

Four years full-time (including one year work placement)

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Gain the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to teach English to speakers of other languages on this certified course. Your studies prepare you for work in a range of national and international educational settings. You can apply to take a placement teaching English to French speakers from primary school age up to university level, such as... More information

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code R8X1

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This course is for mathematics teachers working in all educational sectors including • primary • secondary • learning and skills. Increasingly both government and schools recognise the importance of mathematics teachers having subject-specific masters qualifications.You develop an in depth understanding of some of the key issues in mathematics... More information

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Part-time

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This secondary teacher training course leads to qualified teacher status (QTS) and equips you to teach engineering and design and technology in secondary schools and post-16 colleges.On the course you• enhance your subject knowledge, understanding and skills.• learn how to teach engineering and design and technology.• learn about the wider role of... More information

Postgraduate

Full-time

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Executive MBA (Education)

Part-time, Distance learning

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The Sheffield Hallam Executive MBA (Education) is designed to give you the skills, knowledge and experience to advance your career into senior management. The course is ideal if you are a member of the senior leadership team in an educational organisation, or aspire to be, and have a responsibility for finance, HR, systems and other resources,... More information

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Part-time, Distance learning

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Develop your personal capability, improve your subject knowledge and further your career towards subject leadership or advanced practitioner on this part-time course.You enhance your vision and philosophy of design and technology using a broad range of topics and inputs from highly experienced contributors. You update your subject knowledge and... More information

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Part-time

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BA (Honours) Languages with TESOL (Spanish)

Four years full-time (including one year work placement)

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Gain the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to teach English to speakers of other languages on this certificated course. Your studies prepare you for work in a range of national and international educational settings. You can apply to take a placement teaching English to Spanish speakers from primary school age up to university level, such... More information

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code R8XD

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This course is for people who complete a formal mentoring or coaching role within education.The style of this course is practice-orientated and develops your skills in mentoring and coaching. You create a personal development plan to support your progression and aspirations. You draw on your knowledge and experience and link this with mentoring... More information

Postgraduate

Part-time

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BA (Honours) Languages with TESOL (German)

Four years full-time (including one year work placement)

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Gain the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to teach English to speakers of other languages on this certified course. Your studies prepare you for work in a range of national and international educational settings. You can apply to take a placement teaching English to German speakers from primary school age up to university level, such as... More information

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code R8XC

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If you have responsibility for leading and managing professional learning in your setting, this course offers you ways to develop in your role through mentoring and coaching others.It gives you professional and personal development opportunities so that you are equipped to influence professional development practice and policy in your current or... More information

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This course aims to explore innovations in curriculum development and delivery and provide a welcome opportunity for teachers to get together and exchange ideas that work in the area of digital design and technology, and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).It includes opportunities to gain accredited continuing professional... More information

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This course is for teachers whose highest qualification in mathematics does not exceed A-level and who have not undertaken initial teacher training in secondary mathematics.It enables you to teach mathematics effectively with enthusiasm and confidence to learners aged 11-19. You improve your mathematics knowledge and teaching skills.Successfully... More information

Postgraduate

Part-time, Short course

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This course is for you if you are engaged in a formal mentoring or coaching relationship in the early years field. Your learning is usually in the context of your workplace but the focus can also be on your personal experience.The style of this course is practice-orientated and develops your skills in mentoring and coaching. You create a personal... More information

Postgraduate

Part-time

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Early Years Teacher Programme

Full-time, Part-time

This course has now been replaced by the PGCE Early Childhood Education and Care (0-5) with Early Years Teacher Status. 

Other

Full-time, Part-time

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PGCE Design and Technology (two year route)

Full-time

This course has been replaced by a one year Subject Knowledge Enhancement course (SKE) followed by a one year PGCE course. The Subject Knowledge enhancement is a 36 week course designed to develop your Design and Technology subject knowledge and understanding up to a secure enough level to enter a one year PGCE course.

Postgraduate

Full-time

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BSc (Honours) Mathematics with Education and Qualified Teacher Status (Two Year Route)

Two years full-time

This course is not currently running. For more information, please contact p.j.smith@shu.ac.uk or you may be interested in our BSc (Hons) Mathematics with Education and QTS (three year route).

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code XG1C

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PGCE Secondary Education

Full-time

This course is no longer recruiting

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Full-time

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