Taught course

Secondary Education (11-16) with recommendation for QTS - Computing

Leeds Beckett University · Carnegie Faculty

Entry requirements

You should either have a 2:1 honours degree in a related subject which should contain at least 50 per cent content related to computer science. If you have a degree in a related discipline (e.g. Engineering) and strong A level grades, or work experience in computer science, you are encouraged to apply and may be offered a place subject to completing an approved Subject Knowledge Enhancement Programme prior to the the course. If you have a 2:2 honours degree you will be considered if you have relevant work experience.

Months of entry


Course content

Learn to teach this thought-provoking subject which is new to the National Curriculum and is now a required subject at all key stages.

We will equip you with the skills to deliver a stimulating learning environment and inspiring lessons. You could be teaching children how to create their own web page in one lesson, and the next encouraging them to write their own computer program. You will learn how to fire their interest in this constantly evolving subject, helping them to understand the technical aspects of computing in an easy-to-understand way.

Information for international students

The English language requirement for students from outside the EU is 6.0 with no skill below 5.5 (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

For the most up-to-date funding information please visit the fees and funding section at: http://courses.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/PGCE_computing

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Admissions Enquiries
+44 (0)113 812 3113