(Secondary) Computer Science PGCE (PROFGCE)

University of Brighton
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
Postgraduate Certificate
Study mode
1 year
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 11,622
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 17,820

Entry Requirements

  • Degree and/or experience: A good honours degree or equivalent, directly relevant to subject specialism. 
  • GCSE: GCSE English language and mathematics, minimum grade C or equivalent. In-house tests available for candidates without qualifications in mathematics and English.
  • Other:
    • All applicants are required to attend an interview in person either at the Falmer campus or in one of our partner schools.
    • All offers of places are subject to a satisfactory health check and a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) enhanced check. 
  • Experience: Applicants will be expected to demonstrate recent and relevant experience of children in secondary schools and understanding of what it is to be a teacher. 

English Language Requirement:

  • IELTS 7.0 in all elements.


Two-thirds of your year will be spent teaching, under supervision, in schools. Our tutors and mentors will advise and support you throughout each placement. You will receive comprehensive feedback during this time, enabling you to see what you are doing well and where you might need to improve.

The university works in partnership with schools and colleges to provide a high quality programme of support, ensuring a sound relationship between theory and practice. You will benefit from undertaking two placements in two schools or colleges, with the opportunity to visit additional schools or colleges as part of the 'Peer Observation' programme.

The School of Education is excellently equipped with multimedia training materials, giving you the opportunity to develop your confidence and competence in the use of ICT in the classroom. Our multimedia suites are regularly updated to keep up with technological advancements in classroom teaching provision.

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