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Why choose this course?

Those interested in teaching English through Post Compulsory Education teacher training will be considered through our generic PGCE Post Compulsory Education route. We are not recruiting to this English only route. With similar modules, ithe generic route is designed for a wide range of post-compulsory subjects

including English

POST COMPULSORY EDUCATION Frequently Asked Questions

 

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Everything you need to know about this course!

Location Mode Fee Year
Home/EU Full-time £9250 per year 2020-21
International Full-time £12250 per year 2020-21

These fees relate to new entrants only for the academic year indicated for entry onto the course, any subsequent years study may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

  • To hold a honours degree (normally 2:2 or above) of a United Kingdom higher education institution or equivalent qualification in an English related subject area with vocational / professional experience considered carefully in each individual circumstance.
  • To have achieved grade C/4 or above in GCSEs English and Mathematics, or equivalent qualifications.

Please note we do not accept:

  • GCSE Equivalent Tests from other institutions or organisations and be aware that not all equivalency tests are accepted.
  • GCSE Short Courses in any subject do not meet the GCSE requirement.

Please see equivalent GCSE qualifications we do accept. If you unsure please contact our Admissions Department admissions@wlv.ac.uk for clarification.

We do offer computer-based Key Skills Level 2 Numeracy and Literacy equivalency test at the University Walsall Campus. A charge will be introduced as follows: £40 for one test or £60 for two tests.

You will be required to provide evidence of your original qualifications.

You must be sure that you wish to embark on a career of teaching in Post-Compulsory Education before applying for this course. In order to achieve this we recommend that you gain some experience within the post compulsory sector. We expect you to research your subject area within the post-compulsory context, and to visit a further education establishment to make an informed decision about how your subject specialism fits into the national vocational framework.

All applicants that are successful with their application will be invited to an interview. This will include a presentation and a panel-based interview. Please view information regarding interview preparation.

If you have accepted a Conditional Offer made by the University of Wolverhampton you will receive correspondence asking you to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The charge for this will be a DBS fee of £40.00 and a £6.00 ID check service fee. You will also need an Occupational Health Check prior to starting the course.

POST COMPULSORY EDUCATION Frequently Asked Questions

Tuition Fees Loan Home and EU National):

Most students will be able to apply for loans to help pay for these. Depending on where you live, if you have been to University previously and your circumstances, grants, bursaries and scholarships might also be available. Visit student finance on the gov.uk website to find out more.

EU students applying for the 2020/21 academic year:

The UK Government has confirmed that EU students will continue to be eligible for 'home fee status' for entry in September 2020, and will continue to have access to financial support available via student loans for the duration of their course. For more information take a look at the gov.uk website to find out more.

Self-funding:

If you don’t want to take out a loan to pay your fees or if you aren’t eligible to receive a loan, you might want to take advantage of the University’s scheme to pay by instalments: see How to Pay. For more information please contact the Gateway.


Your employer, embassy or organisation can pay for your Tuition fees:

If your employer, embassy or organisation agrees to pay all or part of your tuition fees; the University will refer to them as your sponsor and will invoice them for the appropriate amount.

We must receive notification of sponsorship in writing as soon as possible, and before enrolment, confirming that the sponsor will pay your tuition fees.


Financial Hardship:

Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund. for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.


Bursaries and Scholarships:

In addition the University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships packages



You can find more information on the University’s Funding, cost, fee and support pages.

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