University of East London

University of East London

Computer Science

Candidates develop their knowledge, skills and understanding of what it means to be a professional in school; they engage in practical and theoretical enquiry as a key element in their development as teachers. The programme provides candidates with an understanding of the education system in England, as well as an understanding of how to teach computer science in secondary schools. They will become familiar with the requirements of the national curriculum, GCSE and 14-19 qualifications. Candidates will also consider the various resources, including ICT, available for teaching their subject.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have achieved a standard equivalent to grade C in the GCSE examinations in English and mathematics; applicants must also hold a minimum 2.2 1st degree in an appropriate subject from a United Kingdom higher education institution or an equivalent qualification taught in English.

Course modules

Modules include: introduction to teaching and learning (learning styles); teaching in East London; introduction to key stage 2; observing teaching and learning; the national curriculum: principles and framework; introduction to the role of the teacher and support staff; introduction to behaviour management; introduction to lesson planning and evaluation; safeguarding children; introduction to monitoring and assessment; literacy across the curriculum; numeracy across the curriculum; child development and influences on learning; introduction to differentiation; introduction to special educational needs; introduction to English as an additional language; applying for teaching posts; raising achievement: tracking pupil progress; working with other adults in the classroom.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stratford Campus Waltham Forest E15 4LZ South East

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0208 223 3333