Taught course

Secondary Education

Nottingham Trent University · Nottingham Institute of Education

Entry requirements

A good UK honours degree or equivalent, preferably at a minimum 2:2 in a subject which you wish to specialise. GCSE/O-level, or equivalent in English and Mathematics at Grade C or above. School observation experience is essential and will always enhance your application. As a guideline NTU request that you have at least two weeks experience. You will also need to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly known as a Criminal Records Bureau, or CRB check).

Business Education; Computer Science and ICT; Design and Technology; Engineering; English; Mathematics; Music; Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics).

Months of entry


Course content

The course aims to develop an understanding of the specialist subject in the context of the National Curriculum; the principles involved in the teaching and learning of the subject across the full age and ability range and the professional values and practice, subject knowledge and understanding commensurate with the particular subject specialism. Successful completion of the course will lead to recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

Information for international students

For international students' fees and financial information, please see www.ntu.ac.uk/edufees.

Fees and funding

UK students
see www.ntu.ac.uk/edufees
International students
see www.ntu.ac.uk/edufees

A training bursary is normally available for students with UK or EU residency status. Visit www.education.gov.uk/get-into-teaching for further information. For the latest information on fees please visit www.ntu.ac.uk/edu.

Qualification and course duration


full time
10 months

Course contact details

Admissions Team
+44 (0) 115 848 4200
+44 (0) 115 848 8869