Aberystwyth University
Drama (Secondary PGCE - Graduates only) PGCE
Aberystwyth University

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews of 40 graduates of Drama (Secondary PGCE - Graduates only) PGCE and other courses in Drama & Theatre at Aberystwyth University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Drama & Theatre.

Overall student satisfaction
84 /100
40 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates in CAH25

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Drama & Theatre at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22000 £17500 £20500
25-75 percentile range £19500 - £25000 £13000 - £21500 £16000 - £25500


Salary of all UK Graduates of CAH25

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20903 £17931 £21753
25-75 percentile range £17825 - £24915 £12598 - £22386 £15916 - £27274

Course Description

The Drama course aims to give student teachers the professional skills needed to become successful teachers who can develop learners' skills in creating, performing and evaluating. Working within the Expressive Arts Area of Learning and Experience, you will train to teach ambitious, capable and creative learners who are ready to learn and use their acquired knowledge to lead fulfilling lives.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Drama (Secondary PGCE - Graduates only) PGCE at Aberystwyth University

20% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
15% Caring personal services
10% Sales occupations
10% Customer service occupations
10% Welfare Professionals
5% Process, plant and machine operatives
5% Caring personal services
5% Welfare and housing associate professionals
5% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
5% Elementary occupations

**Assessment on the course takes a range of forms including, for example:** essays, reflective writing, presentations, lesson plans, action research project. There are no formal examinations. Assessment of practice takes place throughout all three placements on a continuous basis.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Drama & Theatre

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Drama (Secondary PGCE - Graduates only), PGCE, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Drama (Secondary PGCE - Graduates only) PGCE

England UK £9000 year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 year 1
Scotland £9000 year 1
Wales £9000 year 1
Channel Islands £9000 year 1
Ireland £9000 year 1
EU £15375 year 1
International £15375 year 1

Additional fee information

The UK and Welsh Governments have confirmed that EU students commencing their studies in the academic year 2021/22 will no longer be eligible for home fee status. Fees for EU students will therefore be charged in line with international fees from 2021/22 onwards.

Please note Irish nationals will continue to be eligible for home fee status and support by the Welsh Government under the Common Travel Area arrangement

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of Aberystwyth University in top UK and global rankings.

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About Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University (Aber) was founded in 1872 in Aberystwyth, Wales. This university has earned itself an impressive array of awards in various domains, including in teaching standards and post-graduate employability. Whether you enjoy walking by the beach or visiting the historic town centre, Aberystwyth is a superb option for those students looking for a quiet place to focus on their academic goals.

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Where is this programme taught

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