We prefer applicants to have some experience of working with young people, which might include experience in areas such as TEFL teaching, classroom assistant work, training of school-leavers, or private tuition. Click on the link to access further information about how you can gain school observational experience. You are advised to make clear your experience on your application.
Months of entry
The PGCE Secondary course prepares graduates to teach in secondary schools. The course is assessed against M Level criteria - leading to Qualified Teacher Status and 60 credits at Masters Level.
Information for international students
This programme is a 'full' cost programme and attracts a higher tuition fee than other postgraduate programmes. Candidates should hold IELTS 6.5 (minimum 6.0 in all components) or equivalent.
Fees and funding
Department for Education Training Bursaries are available for UK/EU Students only:
- Degree classification First class - £9,000
- Degree classification 2:1 - £4,000
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- PGCE Admissions Office
- +44 (0) 1603 592855