Taught course

Computing (11-18)

Institution
Canterbury Christ Church University · Postgraduate Initial Teacher Education - POINTED
Qualifications
PGCE(QTS)

Entry requirements

A good honours degree (2:2 or above) in a subject related to computer science, computing or, in some exceptional cases, an unrelated degree if you have extensive employment in the computer science or computing industry, English and Maths at GCSE (grade C or above) or equivalent for Secondary (11-18), and to have passed the government's skills test in literacy and numeracy. In addition to the academic requirements, you should also have a recommended period of at least ten days school experience in the year prior to application, preferably in a UK state school, observing the age group and curriculum relevant to the PGCE course for which an application is being made.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The 11-18 PGCE in Computing is an innovative and intensive nine month programme preparing graduates for the demands of teaching the 11-18 age range in the secondary sector. You will be awarded a PGCE and recommended for Qualified Teacher Status, enabling you to teach in schools on completion of the programme. The course is organised in partnership with schools around Kent where you will spend 24 out of the 36 weeks teaching in two different schools.

Qualification and course duration

PGCE(QTS)

full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions (PGCE)
Email
admissions@canterbury.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1227 782420
Fax
+44 (0)1227 782888