Taught course

PGCE Secondary Computer Science

Institution
University of Reading · Institute of Education
Qualifications
PGCE

Entry requirements

You are normally required to have a good undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) plus grade C or above in GCSE mathematics and English or equivalent. You will need to have spent some time observing practice in a maintained secondary school, pass the Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) skills tests and undertake a criminal record and occupational health check.

Months of entry

September

Course content

* Taught by staff with national and international reputations as experts in the field of ICT, digital literacy and computer science (CS) in education
* Informed by current initiatives and policies in the field of ICT and CS, including being involved and actively participating in CAS (Computing At School)/BCS (British Computer Society) initiatives
* Learn through a series of practical seminars, workshops, microteaching activities as well as independent and group research in a purpose-built ICT suite with an extensive range of resources
* Examine a range of pedagogical approaches to ICT and CS teaching

Law at Reading

The University of Reading School of Law is a leading UK law school with a world-class reputation and global outlook.

We were ranked 10th for research intensity in the most recent national assessment, with 100% of our research judged to be of international standing.[1]

We offer a dynamic and international learning environment. Our teaching is supported by first-class research conducted by renowned experts across the main fields of national, European and international law.

Our Centre for Commercial Law and Financial Regulation is a forum for conducting research and disseminating knowledge on international commercial law. You will also benefit from our strong links with the Graduate Institute of Political and International Studies, Henley Business School, and the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) Centre.

Students on the Global Law LLM programmes benefit from links with the Walker Institute, the School of Politics, Economics and International Relations, the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, and with Global Law at Reading (GLAR). Based at the School of Law, GLAR is a research hub that offers networking, conference and work experience opportunities.

Alongside your core subjects, there will be career development and co-curricular opportunities and a series of guest lectures by practitioners.

We offer double master’s programmes with a wide range of leading partner universities worldwide, including Peking University and Renmin University in China, ALBA in Greece, MGIMO in Russia, Hanyang University in South Korea, and CYCU and National Taipei University in Taiwan. See page 117 for further information.

[1] Research Excellence Framework, 2014.

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,250
International students
£15,680

Qualification and course duration

PGCE

full time
10 months

Course contact details

Name
Global Recruitment Team
Email
student.recruitment@reading.ac.uk