What will I learn?

Overview

English Secondary Education PGCE will qualify you to teach English at Secondary level in any state-maintained school in England and Wales.

This one year course blends theoretical knowledge with carefully supervised teaching experience. You will attend placements in a variety of educational settings, to gain a broad understanding of the realities of Secondary level teaching.

Why us?

  • ‘World-leading’ research in Education, according to the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF)
  • You’ll spend at least 120 days on placement in schools or colleges

Career ready

This degree awards Qualified Teacher Status, which means that when you graduate you’ll be qualified to teach in any state-maintained secondary school in England and Wales. Most graduates from this course go on to teach in secondary schools.

Which department am I in?

Education

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£12,500.00 (US$ 16,535) per year
This is a fixed fee

*View details on institution website

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

City Campus

Chester Road,

Sunderland,

SR1 3SD, England

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£12,500.00 (US$ 16,535) per year
This is a fixed fee

*View details on institution website

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Sir Tom Cowie Campus

St Peter's,

Sunderland,

SR6 0DD, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Most courses require a 2:1 classification or equivalent from a USA bachelor's degree or a Canadian bachelor's degree in a subject related area. Specific grade requirements will vary depending on the course chosen. Applicants with professional and vocational experience will also be considered.

For international students

You will usually need a 2:2 (or above) honours degree from a UK Higher Education institution or an equivalent qualification and be deemed suitable to train to teach by the School of Education at the University of Sunderland. If English is not your first language, you will also need International English Language Testing System (IELTS) at a score of 6.5, with at least 6.5 in writing, and no section below 6.0.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • ONCAMPUS Sunderland
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