Leeds Trinity University

Leeds Trinity University

Secondary Education (Computer Science with ICT)

This programme is for students who wish to teach computer science with ICT in secondary schools.

Entry requirements

You'll need GCSEs in English and Maths at grade C or above. (We offer our own internal Mathematics test to those who have a conditional place on the course but who do not already have GCSE Maths). To have passed the professional skills tests in numeracy and literacy; a good Honours degree (2.2 or above) in a subject relevant to ICT. 3rd class degrees will be considered if relevant school-based voluntary or paid work experience has been gained.

Course modules

This course is structured into 3 stages: during Stage 1 trainees are based in both the University and in partnership schools. Centre-based training focuses on subject teaching, planning and classroom management. Schools provide opportunities to observe, support and teach. Stages 2 and 3 are school-based teaching placements with trainees teaching a 30-70 per cent timetable.

Assessment methods

During Stage 1 knowledge and understanding is assessed by focussed written assignments. During Stages 2 and 3 progress against the Teachers� Standards is assessed by observing performance as a teacher in schools. Classroom teachers evaluate lesson plans, observe lessons and review marking. Self review and attendance at training activities supports development.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE (professional) Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
PGCE (professional) Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

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