University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Computer Science

This course will train you to teach computer science, combining a rewarding career with a necessary subject for 21st-century pupils. This course aims to equip you with the skills to make the teaching of it as interesting, fun and engaging as possible.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject, ideally with approximately 50 per cent Computer Science content or other relevant experience. GCSE Mathematics and English language at grade C or above, or equivalent. If in doubt about your qualifications or suitability for the course please contact the course leader for advice. All shortlisted applicants are subject to interview. All offers are subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance and Occupational Health clearance. All applicants must pass the National College for Teaching and Leadership's professional skills tests in literacy and numeracy before starting the course. Applicants whose 1st language is not English, and who do not have GCSE English language at grade C or above,�require English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component less than 6.0.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PGCE Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PGCE (professional) Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Portsmouth PO1 2UP South East

Key information

Admissions Team, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Telephone number: 
023 9284 8299