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Education (Computing)

King's College London

Postgraduate Certificate
9 months
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19800 GBP/full
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The Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Computing) at King's College London is designed to allow computing professionals and graduates to become inspiring secondary school teachers.

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Overview

The Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Computing) at King's College London emphasises learning through critical reflection on theory, practice and discussion with colleagues. The course covers topics such as how pupils learn, how assessment can improve learning and teaching, how to plan and deliver outstanding lessons.

Key benefits

  • Our course, judged Outstanding by Ofsted, is taught by one of the strongest team of computing education tutors in the country.
  • You have the opportunity to work with tutors who are actively engaged in research and development in computing education.
  • King’s is home to Computing at School (CAS) which is at the forefront of developing computing subject knowledge amongst teachers across the Greater London Area. Trainees benefit from collaboration with CAS staff.

Career prospects

The majority of trainees go into teaching or other areas of education; many become heads of departments or members of senior management teams; some take up careers in educational administration in the advisory or inspection services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Studying Policy & Professional Practice
  • Focused Pedagogical Studies
  • Professional Practice in Education
  • School Data

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no specific deadline for applications. Applications will be considered subject to the availability of places.

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class (required)
Upper Second Class (recommended)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum 2nd class honours or higher degree (e.g. master's) (or international equivalent) required in computer science, computing, information technology or information systems. 

  • Knowledge and understanding of the subject you intend to teach.Applicants must have experience enabling them to teach computer science theory and practice to GCSE level and information technology to A-level.

  • GCSE grade C or above (or an equivalent qualification) in English language and mathematics. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19800 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19800 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 9 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 9 months.

Funding

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