Taught course

Secondary English PGCE

Institution
University of Brighton · School of Education
Qualifications
PGCE(QTS)

Entry requirements

Normally an honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in the subject specialism or a subject that is directly relevant.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Learn about this course at our postgraduate open evening on 7 February 2023. Find out more and book your place.

Our (Secondary) English PGCE leads to the award of Qualified Teacher Status with enrichment opportunities to teach age 16–18.

We will equip you with the skills and knowledge to become a confident and competent English teacher.

Our teaching graduates' benefit from excellent employment rates that are consistently above the sector average. Plus, we’ll continue to support you through your first few years as an early career teacher.

At Brighton you’ll train to teach with an Ofsted ‘outstanding’ provider and be educated by an expert team.

You’ll gain practical experiences in two carefully selected schools – we have over 600 placement partners offering a variety of opportunities in large, small, urban and rural settings.

At university you’ll learn in our specialist facilities and use our curriculum centre which has over 30,000 resources.

You may be asked at interview to complete a Subject Knowledge Enhancement  course if your degree isn’t in this subject area, or you have relevant professional experience but need to learn how to apply that to teaching.

You could be eligible for a £15,000 bursary if starting this course in 2023.

Brighton is one of the UKs largest teacher training universities and has been educating teachers and leaders for over 100 years.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Course enquiries
Email
connect@brighton.ac.uk
Phone
01273 644644