Taught course

Secondary Education Computer Science with ICT

Middlesex University London · School of Health and Education

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Entry requirements

  • For PGCE Secondary, you will need a 2.2 degree or above in computer science or a related subject
  • If your first degree was not in a related subject, but you can bring to the course substantial work experience in ICT as well as the personal qualities required to become a successful teacher, we encourage you to apply
  • You must have GCSE grade C/grade 4 or above in English and Maths or be retaking them this year

Months of entry


Course content

From social media to security and banking, ICT is everywhere and its importance is becoming increasingly apparent in today's national curriculum. Computer science now counts as a science subject in the EBacc performance measure. These changes will create huge demand for a fresh wave of talented and energetic computing teachers.

Why study PGCE Secondary Education Computer Science with ICT at Middlesex University?

This one-year full-time course enables you to meet the national standards for the award of qualified teacher status.

Subject studies focus on the development of Computer Science with ICT capability at Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 and post-16. In addition, during your studies you will undertake teaching placements in at least two secondary schools and have the chance to acquire skills in the application of new technologies in teaching and learning. Schools are carefully selected to suit each individual and expose them to a variety of imaginative and thought provoking learning strategies. Key experts from our partner schools are on hand to offer invaluable mentoring and support.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCE
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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