Training as a Secondary school teacher, upon successful completion, will allow you to teach across the eleven to sixteen age range within the secondary age phase. For some of the non-compulsory subjects within schools,you will be taught to teach those from year ten into sixth form level (14 to 19 within the secondary age range).
Got a query about Secondary teacher training? Visit the Secondary Teaching Frequently Asked Questions page, which contains answers to the most common queries that we receive.
We offer a three year undergraduate degree route to train to teach secondary; these style courses will give you both subject knowledge at degree level and leads to the professional qualification of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) which will allow you to take up a teaching post within a secondary school.
|BSc (Hons) Mathematics with Secondary Education (QTS)
|BSc (Hons) Physics with Secondary Education (QTS)|
This nine month postgraduate qualification leads to the professional qualification of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and offers 60 Masters-level credits that can be used towards our Masters degrees in the field of education.
|PGCE Secondary Education: Physical Education with Biology||PGCE Secondary Education: Physical Education with Chemistry|
|PGCE Secondary Education: Physical Education with Computer Science||PGCE Secondary Education: Physical Education with English|
|PGCE Secondary Education: Physical Education with Mathematics||PGCE Secondary Education: Physical Education with Physics|
We offer a number of school direct routes (both tuition and salaried) in subjects aligned with our PGCE subjects (above). Find out more about the University's School Direct opportunities and the secondary schools we are in partnership with and how to apply.
|Subject||Scholarships (3.)||Trainee with 1st, 2:1, 2:2, PhD or Master's||Other|
|Mathematics (2.)||£22,000||£20,000||Early Career Payments £10,000 (2.)|
|Languages (4.)||£28,000 (5.)||£26,000||£0|
|Subject||Trainee with 1st/PhD||2.1/Master's||2:2|
|Design and Technology||£12,000||£9,000||£0|
*Information taken from the DfE Get into Teaching Website. Visit this site to find out more about elidgability for this funding including criteria for scholarships.
View our Preparing for Initial Teacher Training Application and Interviews advice document.
There are many ways that you can prepare for teacher training. We have put together a list of things that you can do and courses that you can take to support your application.
Applicants for initial teacher training (ITT) courses are required to have passed the professional skills tests in Literacy and Numeracy before the start of the course. If you are offered a place following an interview, you will have to pass both skills tests as one of your conditions of acceptance before the course starts.
We also offer support with the taking and passing of the professional skills tests. To find out more about the kind of support we offer, please follow this link to our webpage.
For any enquiries about our secondary courses please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org