University of Buckingham

University of Buckingham

Education (Secondary)

This course is available to secondary school teachers in both maintained and independent sectors in English, mathematics, science and history; it consists of school-based training combined with termly 3-day residential meetings at Buckingham; successful completion of this course leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), subject to satisfactory performance in skills tests; applications should be made directly to the university.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be currently teaching in a secondary school, have a degree (or equivalent qualification), GCSE grade C or above in English and Mathematics, and a good level of spoken and written English.

Assessment methods

The focus of the course is upon classroom practice, although trainees will also have to complete 3 written assignments.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Work-based learning £ 5,300 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
PGCE Work-based learning £ 5,300 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
The University of Buckingham Buckingham MK18 1EG South East

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