Secondary Education (QTS), Postgraduate Diploma | University of Birmingham | Birmingham, United Kingdom
12 months
Duration
21150 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

The one year Secondary Education (QTS) from University of Birmingham leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and offers 120 credits towards our MA Teaching Studies. Our specialist programmes, which offer high quality training and support, will prepare you to teach in the 11-18 age range and are run in close partnership with schools.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The School of Education benefits from our unique collaboration with University of Birmingham School as well as a  wide range of partner schools , including mixed comprehensive, single sex, religious and selective schools and sixth form colleges. The diverse communities we serve enrich the experience of students on all our teaching the programmes.

On all our Secondary PGDipEd programmes you will be challenged to develop informed and justified decisions about how you approach your teaching, in order to enable you to continue to develop over your career. On successful completion of your PGDipEd, you may return to study with us on a part-time basis to complete your Masters in Teaching Studies. 

The Secondary Education (QTS) from University of Birmingham has a long tradition of delivering teacher training courses. Its teaching has been graded as 'outstanding' three times by Ofsted inspectors which affirms the University’s status as one of the UK’s leading institutions for excellence in teacher training. 

Career

There is currently high demand for secondary teachers in the region and beyond. Employment rates are consistently high and strong links with the partnership schools mean that many students go into employment in the region.

Programme Structure

The Secondary PGDipEd is available in the following subjects:

  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Modern Languages: French/German/Spanish
  • Physical Education
  • Religious Education
  • Science: Biology
  • Science: Chemistry
  • Science: Physics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Other requirements

General requirements

All applicants to Secondary PGDipEd (QTS) programmes must hold a degree from a UK HEI (or an equivalent qualification) in a relevant subject, as well as GCSE grade 4* or above (or equivalent) in mathematics and English. 

You must also:
  • complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before taking up a place.
  • complete relevant checks to ensure you have the health and physical capacity to teach.
  • agree to abide by the University of Birmingham Code of Professional Conduct and Fitness to Practise.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    21150 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21150 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

Our partners

Secondary Education (QTS)
-
University of Birmingham

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!