PGCE Secondary

Qualify to teach in secondary schools and be trained by a passionate and supportive team of academic staff who will give you the tools to build a successful teaching career

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Key Facts



(PGCE) PGCE Secondary

Degree Duration

1 year :

Full time


Start Dates

Degree Overview

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. Your placement will be confirmed before the start of term, 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.

You will undertake two blocks of school experience. The foundation placement for 6 weeks in one school in the autumn term, then in the summer term a 12-week development and consolidation placement in a contrasting school.

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You may incur additional costs during your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources

Why Study this Degree

Roehampton offers one of the UK’s widest range of secondary subject specialisms available through any university

A PGCS from a UK provider is recognised by many countries, providing opportunities for you to seek employment internationally once qualifies