Do you want to be a teacher? Learn more about UEA’s Secondary PGCE teacher training courses.
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- Thursday 2 March 2023
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Train to teach in the Secondary age range (11-16 years). UEA’s University-led and School Direct PGCE programmes lead to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and 90 Master’s level credits.
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