Taught course

Postgraduate/Professional Certificate in Education

King's College London · Department of Education and Professional Studies

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 degree (usually in the subject you wish to teach) or a qualification recognised as equivalent by the University of London. Knowledge and understanding of the subject you intend to teach. GCSE grade C or above, or an equivalent qualification, in English language and mathematics.

Biology, Chemistry, Classics, English, IT with Computer Studies, Mathematics, Modern Foreign Languages, Physics with Mathematics, Physics, RE

Months of entry


Course content

For those wishing to train as teachers of pupils aged 11-18 in the following subjects: Classics, English, Information and Communication Technology & Computing, Mathematics, Modern Foreign Languages (French, German or Spanish), Religious Education or Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Physics with Maths). The programme will lead to the DfE Standards for QTS which are assessed through teaching practice observation, portfolios and written assignments.

Information for international students

For students whose first language is not English please visit our website for further information: www.kcl.ac.uk/pg/apply/langreq.html

Fees and funding

For details about governement training bursaries, please see the relevant subject specific prospectus entry, e.g. Mathematics at www.kcl.ac.uk/prospectus

Qualification and course duration


full time
9 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts & Sciences Admissions (CASA)
+44 (0) 20 7848 7207
+44 (0) 20 7848 7200