Taught course

PGCE Secondary

Institution
University of Nottingham · School of Education
Qualifications
PGCE

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree (or international equivalent) or relevant professional qualification, with 50% typically in the chosen teaching discipline; plus GCSE English and mathematics, 4 (C) or above.

Applicants will also need to pass the Professional Skills test, meet the standards for 'Fitness to Teach', and complete an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service

Months of entry

September

Course content

We have been a leading provider of teacher education since 1890, and it is this exemplary heritage, coupled with our drive to innovate and excel that makes us one of the foremost institutions for teacher training in the UK.

Undertaking teacher training at the University of Nottingham enables you to benefit from a combination of expert academic knowledge and an emphasis on practical skills. Our trainee teachers are placed in schools in week one, and are fully supported by a bespoke programme of assistance throughout their training year. Furthermore, you will be taught by academics who are all experienced teachers and who are recognised nationally and internationally for their work.

By choosing to study teacher training at Nottingham, you will not only be maximising your potential to become an amazing teacher, but you will also have an in-depth understanding of the relationship between educational theory and practice, making you a highly skilled education professional.

Focusing on the six core subjects of English, geography, history, maths, science and modern languages our secondary programmes equip you with the skills and knowledge to make the subject come alive for your students. You will develop an in-depth knowledge of the curriculum and will gain practical experience on placements in our partner schools.

Key facts

  • We are ranked 8th in the UK for education in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019
  • The programmes inspected during our last visit from Ofsted were rated 'Outstanding'
  • Over 95% of our teacher training graduates secure employment as teachers

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
postgraduate-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk
Phone
+ 44 (0) 115 951 5559