University of Reading

University of Reading

Secondary Education (Music)

The programme provides a preparation for teaching through its focus on establishing musical leadership skills; the programme includes preparation for the teaching of music at Key Stage 3, and for GCSE and A-level music examinations; practical workshops encompass a diversity of topics including world musics, jazz and blues, choral and instrumental direction, and music technology; course has 2 aims: to provide experience of music-making with participants in special schools and with adults with learning difficulties; and to ensure that students maintain their levels of performing skill through working together in ensembles.

Entry requirements

Honours degree in music; must show the capacity for expressive musical leadership in a variety of styles; GCSE minimum grade C or equivalent in mathematics, English language and science; interview.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time - 1 years
PGCE Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading Reading RG6 6UR South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
0118 378 5254