Entry requirements

A minimum of a lower second-class Bachelor's degree in Music or Music Technology or a combination of these from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. You must show that you are an active, participating musician and, ideally, you should also have an A level (or equivalent qualification) in Music or Music Technology. Other degree subjects will be considered if a level of musicianship equivalent to a music degree can be evidenced. If your degree is in another subject, you should also have substantial work experience relevant to teaching Music and be able to demonstrate a high level of practical musicianship that is equivalent to an undergraduate music degree qualification.

The English language level for this programme is: Level 2.

Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.

Pre-Master's and Pre-sessional English

UCL Pre-Master's and Pre-sessional English courses are for international students who are aiming to study for a postgraduate degree at UCL. The courses will develop your academic English and academic skills required to succeed at postgraduate level.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is designed to develop innovative and highly skilled teachers who wish to inspire young people through music. Throughout the secondary PGCE course, we aim to develop your music teaching expertise in a variety of contexts, equipping you to plan and teach engaging and meaningful musical experiences for your school students.

Fees and funding

Please see UCL website for full information about fees and costs for this programme.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

+44 (0) 20 3370 1214