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Our PGCE Secondary Education with QTS –  Computer Science and ICT (11-16 years) at University of Cumbria will teach you to engage young minds with the fundamentals of computing and IT, even learning brand new programming languages, so they can shine in creative industries.

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Overview

We’ll support you in coupling your enthusiasm for computer science with learning about the National Curriculum framework, planning, resourcing and delivering lessons to pupils of all secondary ages and abilities.

The course has QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) built in and students will apply for a position as a secondary school teacher during the course of their studies and teaching practice.

You won’t be dropped in the deep end. You will start by working with individual groups of pupils in school and gradually build up to the teaching of whole classes to reach the required standard of professional practice.

Your Career with a PGCE Teaching Qualification

This PGCE Secondary Education with QTS –  Computer Science and ICT (11-16 years) at University of Cumbria prepares you to become a specialist Secondary Computer Science and ICT teacher, trained to deliver the essential knowledge and skills that make computer science and ICT a wide-ranging, creative and exciting subject.

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Investigating Teaching and Learning
  • Investigating Teaching and Learning Across and Beyond the School Curriculum
  • Developing professional skills, knowledge and practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You are welcome to apply if you have an honours degree in any ICT or computing subject at 2:2 or above, for example, networking, games design, multimedia, business and ICT. Your degree must contain evidence of a substantial and appropriate level of subject knowledge. 
  • If you don't have an undergraduate degree but do have a Masters or other higher qualification, your application will be considered by our academic tutors on a one-to-one basis.
  • GCSE grade C/4 or above in English language and mathematics or recognised equivalent qualifications. 
  • A satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) background clearance check prior to starting the course.
  • Satisfactory Occupational Health medical check prior to starting the course
  • Evidence of a satisfactory level of literacy on the application form and a satisfactory personal statement.
  • Evidence of motivation and appropriate professional values.
  • IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in all four elements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12800 GBP per year during 12 months.

EU To be confirmed

Living costs for Lancaster

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

All EU/EEA/Swiss students that start a programme in September 2021 will be eligible for an automatic Fees Discount Scholarship.The discount will be applicable to all years of their degree (3 years or 4 years).  Additional information can be found on the University website.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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