PGCE Secondary Education (PGCE)

University of Reading the United Kingdom

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The award
PGCE

How long you will study
10 months

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 15680 per year

All study options

About PGCE Secondary Education at University of Reading

Gain the skills and knowledge valued by employers, benefit from experience in a broad range of educational environments and qualify as an inspirational secondary teacher.

This Post Graduate Certificate Education (PGCE) course leads to the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), qualifies you to teach the 11-18 age group in secondary schools in England and Wales.

You will train at the Institute of Education, the University's first-class teacher training facility and ranked 3rd in the UK for Education (The Guardian University League Table 2018), which boasts award-wining tutors and consistently high employment rates, and is recognised by Ofsted for "outstanding support and pastoral care".

Through University teaching and substantial school-based training, you will develop the teaching skills and techniques and acquire the curriculum knowledge necessary to become a resilient, creative and resourceful teacher who is well regarded and much sought after by educational establishments.

You will specialise in one subject: art and design, biology, chemistry, computer science, design and technology, drama, English, geography, history, mathematics, modern foreign languages (French, German or Spanish), music, PE, physics, or physics with mathematics.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardPGCEHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study10 months
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 15680 per year

Notes about fees for this course

The fees listed are for full-time study, unless otherwise stated, and relate to courses starting in the 2018/19 academic year. Fee information will be confirmed in offer letters sent out to successful applicants.

Entry requirements

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

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