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Newman University - PGCE open evening

8 November 2019 at 16:00 - 20:00 in Birmingham at the Newman University

Event information:

Our faculty of education has been training teachers for 50 years with over 13,500 students becoming qualified teachers through Newman University's initial teacher education courses.

Academic staff will be available to discuss undergraduate and postgraduate routes into teaching, subject knowledge enhancement (SKE) and skills test support with prospective applicants.

We offer the following 1 year PGCEs for graduates :
Primary 3-7 (early years and KS1)
Primary 5-11 (KS1 and KS2)


  • biology
  • chemistry
  • computing
  • english
  • geography
  • history
  • mathematics
  • physical education
  • physics
  • religious education

School Direct
We also work with 12 partner teaching school alliances to provide School Direct PGCE routes to QTS at primary and secondary schools across the midlands.

For those applicants who do not have sufficient subject knowledge prior to starting their PGCE, Newman University offers subject knowledge enhancement (SKE) courses in: computing, english, geography, mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics.

We also offer two undergraduate routes to qualified teacher status (QTS), with 3 or 4 year options:
BA (Hons) primary education (3-7)
BA (Hons) primary education (5-11)
plus progression routes from foundation degree level for the above options.

Newman University offers free support sessions for teacher training applicants in preparing for national skills tests.

To attend this event, please register on our website.


Venue information:

Newman University, Genners Lane, Birmingham, B32 3NT

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Additional information:

Target audience: Postgraduate teacher training routes to obtaining qualified teacher status

Organiser: Newman University

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