Secondary at University of Roehampton - UCAS

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Course summary

Why this course?

  • Ofsted rates our secondary age courses as “Good” (2023 report)
  • Silver in the 2023 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for delivering the high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students
  • Roehampton has been providing teacher training through its college for over 180 years
  • Roehampton offers one of the UK’s widest range of secondary subject specialisms
  • Top ten in the UK for postgraduate student satisfaction (PTES 2022, 2023)
  • The 2023 Complete University Guide ranks Roehampton 2nd in London for research quality in education
  • Jointly recognised as the best modern university in the country, and the best modern university in - London for research excellence. (REF 2021). 77% of our research is ranked ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (REF 2021)
  • Successful completion of this course will gain you the award of a PGCE, which includes qualified teacher status.
About this course: Do you want to inspire young people and help change lives? Would you like a great starting salary and a rewarding career? Teaching offers all of this. Being able to educate and inspire future generations, seeing young people grow and develop with your help is unlike any other job. Roehampton offers a wide range of curriculum subject specialisms:
  • Business Management with Economics
  • Computing
  • Dance
  • Design and Technology (specialising in Food, Materials, Textiles or Electronic and Communications Technology)
  • Drama
  • English
  • Geography
  • History (Also taught at Westminster Kingsway College)*
  • Mathematics (Also taught at Westminster Kingsway College)*
  • Modern Foreign Languages
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology
  • Religious Education
  • Science (Biology with Science, Chemistry with Science, Physics with Science)
  • Social Sciences
Skills: As one of the UK’s leading and longest-running providers of teacher education, we can offer you the best foundation for a successful career in the profession. Completion of this Postgraduate Certificate in Education will provide you with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) from one of the highest rated providers in the country. If you study PGCE Secondary at Roehampton you will be taught by a supportive, passionate and driven team of academic staff. Our experienced team strive to ensure you receive the best training and will encourage you to become a confident and successful teacher. We will organise suitable placement schools for you to offer contrasting experiences and your mentors in schools are also trained to ensure you achieve your full potential. In addition to our academic staff, we also have a range of support departments to help you with everything from dealing with money matters, to support with your studies. Your course will provide you with a holistic view of the profession; you will look at the child, the curriculum and teacher. Career Opportunities: Graduates of PGCE Secondary go into careers in:
  • Teaching
  • Management and leadership roles within schools and other education settings
  • Charity roles
  • Policy advice
  • National assessment
  • Curriculum development.


You will take two subject specialism modules, as well as the core modules below: Professional Studies Teaching Experience

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

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9713 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9713 Year 1
Scotland £9713 Year 1
Wales £9713 Year 1
EU £17325 Year 1
International £17325 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees quoted for 2024
Secondary at University of Roehampton - UCAS