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Key information
Source: HOTCOURSES, January 2017.


Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Teaching In Secondary Schools Computer Science

Course type


Course summary
Source: HOTCOURSES, January 2017.

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.

Different course options
Source: HOTCOURSES, January 2017.

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course.

Source: HOTCOURSES, January 2017.

Professional Studies

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.

Curriculum Studies

This module involves work in studying key concepts that underpin the various curricula and syllabi for your subject. The sessions allow discussion of different pedagogies and allow reflection on differing school approaches to the subject.

Enhanced Studies

The module enables you to choose an area of personal interest to you to study this in more depth through a research project based in a school.

Tuition fees
Source: HOTCOURSES, January 2017.

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements
Source: HOTCOURSES, January 2017.

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.

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