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Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Inspiration Teacher Training Secondary SCITT) *

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Inspiration Teacher Training

One year full-time.

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Qualifications and management experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Please see Entry Requirements below.

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Students applying for the SCITT programmes must apply through the Teacher Training application form found on UCAS.

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This course is designed for those intending to be secondary school teachers, resulting in the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and a PGCE. The course takes one academic year, with placements in two partnership schools under the supervision of a subject-specific mentor. 

You will complete modules in Subject Studies, Education Studies and Professional Placements. Placements are available in Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire. The subjects on offer are Mathematics, English, Chemistry, Physics, History, Religious Education and Modern Foreign Languages. You will train across the 11-16 age range, with post-16 enhancement for teaching A-Level courses. 

Course modules

Full downloadable information regarding all University of Suffolk courses, including Key Facts, Course Aims, Course Structure and Assessment, is available in the Definitive Course Record.

Further information about the University's relationship with the National College of Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) and Ofsted is available in the PSRB register

Secondary Professional Placement (Mandatory)
Professional Studies (Teacher Training) (Mandatory)
Subject/Research (Mandatory)

Fees and finance

Trainees undertaking PGCE through Suffolk and Norfolk Primary SCITT will be charged tuition fees in accordance with SCITT and should contact SCITT directly for further finance related information.

Further Information

  • At the University of Suffolk, your tuition fees provide access to all the usual teaching and learning facilities that you would expect. However, there may be additional costs associated with you course that you will need to budget for.

Entry requirements