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Secondary Education - Computing Science

University of Strathclyde

9 months
14800 GBP/full
1820 GBP/full
Tuition fee
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Computing skills are quickly becoming integral to success in the modern world where technology is developing at a rapid rate. The Secondary Education - Computing Science course at University of Strathclyde offers a wide spread of university and school based learning experiences to ensure students are well equipped to enter the teaching profession. 


Teaching computing is becoming as important as English and Mathematics as it's fundamental to modern life. There's an amazing satisfaction in empowering the next generation to cope in a digital environment.

Worldwide qualification 

This Secondary Education - Computing Science course at University of Strathclyde is a professional training course which qualifies you to teach secondary education. The qualification is recognised throughout the world and is regulated by:

  • the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS)
  • the Scottish Government


A degree in education will equip you for a range of careers working with children and young people.

Most of our Professional Graduate Diploma graduates go on to work as teachers in secondary schools across the country.  

Secondary School Teachers in Scotland use the Curriculum for Excellence framework. They work with their class to develop skills and abilities, and encourage the pupils to expand their knowledge and understanding further.

Jobs related to this degree include:

  • Secondary Teacher
  • Head Teacher
  • Further Education Lecturer
  • Special Educational Needs Teacher

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Placement Learning
  • Creative Contexts for Learning
  • Educational Perspectives & Policies
  • Principles & Policy in Practice
  • Professional Specialisation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications.


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

A degree validated by a higher education institution in the United Kingdom or a degree of an equivalent standard from an institution outside the United Kingdom

The degree should contain at least 80 credits in computing. 40 of these credits should come from at least two of the following subjects:

  • Computer Systems
  • Software Development
  • Databases
  • Web Design
  • the other 40 credits are required in any computing area relevant to the computing curriculum in Scotland

Higher (SCQF Level 6) English Grade C or above

National 5 (SCQF Level 5) Mathematics Grade C or above

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14800 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14800 GBP for the full programme during 9 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP for the full programme during 9 months.
  • Rest of UK - £9,250

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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