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Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Teaching In Secondary Schools Computer Science

Course type


Course Summary

This degree is an innovative and intensive nine-month course preparing graduates for the demands of teaching in the secondary sector. You will be awarded a PGCE and recommended for Qualified Teacher Status, enabling you to teach in schools on completion of the course. The course is organized in partnership with schools around Kent and Medway where you will spend 24 out of the 36 weeks teaching in two different schools.

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Full time


1 year

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Professional Studies sessions aim to inform you about aspects of professional practice which are central to your work, whatever your subject, including how do we learn, how do we include all children, how is teaching a professional activity, how can education be organised and how can learning be assessed.

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Entry requirements

Students need to have a good honours degree (2:2 or above) in a subject related to computer science, computing or, in some exceptional cases, an unrelated degree if you have extensive employment in the computer science or computing industry, English and maths at GCSE (grade C or above) or equivalent for Secondary, and to have passed the government's skills test in literacy and numeracy.

University information

Established in 1962, Canterbury Christ Church University is a modern, multi-campus University offering higher and professional education. The university has several campuses and centres which are based in Canterbury, Broadstairs, Medway and Tunbridge Wells, One of only a handful of universities in the UK to be situated in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it has a strong community of 17,000 students and 2,000 staff They have four academic...more