PGCE Secondary English at University of Reading - UCAS

Course summary

Study our PGCE Secondary English at the Institute of Education and benefit from highly experienced tutors and consistently high employment rates. This Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) Secondary English course leads to the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), qualifying you to teach the 11-18 age group in secondary schools in England and Wales. For more information, please visit the programme page:


Sample modules may include:

  • The reflective teacher
  • Investigating practice
Check our website for more details about the course structure.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Secondary

Entry requirements

Entry requirements: Normally a 2.2 undergraduate degree or equivalent in any subject. IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 6.0 You will need to have achieved Grade 4 (or C) or above in GCSE Mathematics and English Language or equivalent qualifications. As part of the application process for this programme, you will be required to attend an interview. You will also need to demonstrate competence in Fundamental English and mathematics by the end of the course. This is a new DfE requirement which replaces the QTS skills tests in literacy and numeracy. If you accept an offer with us you will also be required to successfully complete Occupational Health and Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure checks.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £10800 Whole course
EU £22350 Whole course
England £10800 Whole course
Northern Ireland £10800 Whole course
Scotland £10800 Whole course
Wales £10800 Whole course
Channel Islands £10800 Whole course
International £22350 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
PGCE Secondary English at University of Reading - UCAS