PGCE

The three main Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) courses are based at The University of Cambridge, at King's College London, and at the University of Sussex. Buckingham University also operates a PGCE in Classics for teachers in the independent (private) sector, who are already employed in school.

Applications for teacher training in 2017-18 will start in October 2016 through the UCAS Teacher Training website.

THE PGCE AT CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY

Around 20 places for 2017-18

The Cambridge PGCE in Latin with Classics prepares all students to teach Latin and Classical Civilization in all types of secondary schools in the UK. It also provides opportunities for students to learn how to teach Ancient Greek and Ancient History. As well as Subject Studies and Faculty-based lectures in Cambridge, trainees are placed in a wide variety of schools in and around Cambridge, East Anglia, Hertfordshire, Essex, the West Midlands and North London. For further information, please click on the Cambridge PGCE page.

THE PGCE AT KING’S COLLEGE LONDON

Around 20 places for 2017-18

King's College London offers a PGCE in Latin with Classics covering the teaching of Latin and Classical Civilization, along with Classical Greek and Ancient History. For further information, please click on the King's PGCE page.

THE PGCE AT SUSSEX UNIVERSITY

Around 16 places for 2017-18

The Sussex University PGCE offers two courses for a limited number of students training in schools in and around the Brighton and Hove area. There are two courses: History with Latin and History with Classical Civilization. For further information, please see the website:
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/education/ite/pgcesecondary/classics

THE PGCE AT BUCKINGHAM UNIVERSITY

Places are allocated as needed

The (private) University of Buckingham offers a PGCE in Classics which appears only to be open to those already employed in the Private Sector.

Application for the PGCEs at Cambridge, KCL and Sussex are through the UCAS Teacher Training website. http://www.ucas.com/apply/teacher-training


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