University of Chester

University of Chester

Teaching of Computer Science in Schools

This programme has been designed to meet the needs of practising teachers who wish to update their skills in line with the recent government changes to the computer science curriculum in schools.

Entry requirements

A relevant 1st degree from a UK higher education institution with a degree classification of 2.1 or above (exceptions may be made), or an equivalent recognised qualification; PGCE; current or recent experience in a school teaching ICT.

Course modules

Modules include: Teaching of data structures, algorithms and programming; teaching of networking, the internet and mobile computing; implementing a computer science curriculum in school.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include assignments and portfolios.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time - 1 calendar years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Parkgate Road Campus Chester CH1 4BJ North West

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Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01244 511000