Taught course

PGCE Secondary English

University of East Anglia · School of Education and Lifelong Learning

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Entry requirements

Degree Subject English

Degree Classification 2:2 or above

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Months of entry


Course content

The PGCE (M) Secondary programme will get you ready to teach pupils aged 11 to 16 with post 16 enhancement in secondary schools. You will be teaching pupils as they mature from early adolescence into adulthood. This is an exciting time for you to become an English teacher. As the curriculum changes, new approaches to teaching English emerge. You will learn more than just how to teach, you will be joining the discussion and influencing the subject, purpose and scope.

The programme runs for 38 weeks and you will be based in schools two thirds, 120 days, of the time. This is followed by two extensive placements in our partnership schools, where you'll get a broad range of practical teaching experience and to put ideas and theory into practice as you work in different schools.

Information for international students

For more information for international students, please go to UEA’s website.

Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0)1603 591515