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PGCE Secondary Computer Science and Information Technology with QTS (11-16)

Edge Hill University

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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    Edge Hill University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This PGCE will equip you with the range of academic, professional and vocational knowledge, understanding, skills and values necessary to become a high quality and skilled teacher of the subject. You will learn to teach all aspects of computing, including computer science, digital literacy and information technology. The programme aims to develop reflective and analytical skills as well as providing practical experience in planning effective lessons and learning strategies, hands-on classroom experience, and opportunities to further your own subject knowledge.

You will have the opportunity to interact with the latest specialist computer science and computing software and tools in schools in order to both increase trainees’ knowledge of computer science, digital literacy and information technology, and support and enhance other aspects of teaching and learning in secondary schools. If you are a graduate with a degree in computer science, information technology or a related subject (or if you work in an IT environment) and you are passionate about developing the technical creativity and computing skills of secondary school pupils, this PGCE in Computer Science and Information Technology is for you.

Successful completion of this programme will allow you to gain QTS status and progress onto employment as a Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT) of computing at secondary school level. Our proactive careers service can help you to find job vacancies and offers in-depth advice on teacher job applications and interviews, to help you secure work.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,250overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Edge Hill University

  • University League Table

    62nd

  • Campus address

    Edge Hill University, St Helens Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L39 4QP, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    76th out of 110 7

    28th out of 81 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    139 58%

    40th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    77th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    13th

    16
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    129 65%

    24th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    43rd

    1

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