Taught course

Secondary Education (Qualified Teacher Status)

University of Birmingham · School of Education

Entry requirements

All applicants to the Secondary PGDipEd (QTS) course must hold a degree from a UK Higher Education Institution (or have an equivalent qualification). This will normally be a minimum 2:2 classification and this will be a condition of any offer where the degree has not already been awarded.

You must also have a GCSE in Mathematics and English (grade 4 or above) or an equivalent qualification which must be attained before making your application

Months of entry


Course content

The Secondary PGDipEd is available in the following subjects:
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Modern Foreign Languages: French/German/Spanish
  • Physical Education
  • Religious Education
  • Science: Biology
  • Science: Chemistry
  • Science: Physics

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate enquiry service
+44 (0)121 414 3344