Admissions Frequently Asked Questions for Enrolling PGCE Students

1. What is the purpose of the Curriculum Grid?

The Curriculum Grid serves as a tool for module selection and advice. It provides an organised overview of available modules and helps students plan their academic journey by outlining the recommended sequence of courses.

2. How can I stay informed about important dates and events?

The Academic Calendar is your go-to resource for identifying key dates and events throughout the academic year. It helps you stay on track with deadlines, examinations, holidays and other significant milestones.

3. What is the structure of the 2024 academic year?

For the 2024 academic year, each semester (S1 and S2) will be six weeks in duration. Please note that we have transitioned to a 6-week calendar/schedule format, departing from the previous 14-week structure.

4. How can PGCE students access information about tutorial schedules?

PGCE students can find detailed information about tutorial schedules in the Module Outlines. The tutorial schedule for the upcoming semester will be made available in January. This resource is crucial for PGCE students to plan their study sessions and engage effectively with the course content.

5. When will the tutorial schedule for PGCE students be provided?

The tutorial schedule for PGCE students will be shared in January. It is advisable to regularly check for updates and announcements to ensure you have the most current information regarding tutorial sessions.

6. How can I make the most of the Curriculum Grid for module selection?

Use the Curriculum Grid to explore available modules, understand prerequisites, and plan your academic path. If you have any questions or need advice, feel free to reach out to academic advisors for personalised guidance.

7. Are there any changes to the academic structure that I should be aware of?

Yes, the 2024 academic year features a new structure with each semester lasting six weeks. Be sure to familiarise yourself with the updated calendar to stay informed about the modified schedule.

8. Where can I find additional information or support?

For any further inquiries or assistance, don’t hesitate to contact the They are here to help you navigate through your academic journey and address any concerns you may have.

9. These are suggestions for subject lines when you email the Helpdesk:

  • “PGCE Curriculum Grid for Module Selection”
  • “Tutorial Schedule for PGCE”
  • “PGCE Structure of the 2024 Academic Year”
  • “Important Dates and Events for PGCE”

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