PGCE Secondary Courses

Explore our PGCSE Secondary degrees

We offer a range of PGCE Secondary Education courses in specialist subject areas. If you're passionate about shaping young minds and committed to ensuring your pupils reach their potential as they work towards qualifications that will affect their life chances, then teaching at Secondary level is for you. Take a look at what Secondary pupils are looking for from you as their teacher. 

PGCE Secondary courses

We offer a wide range of specialist subjects areas if you’re looking to teach at Secondary level. 

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Subject Knowledge Enhancement

 After an interview, you may be offered a place subject to passing a Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) course.

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Surviving a PGCE

Check out these ten top tips from BCU Secondary Drama PGCE graduate, Natalie Rose.

Survival guide to PGCE

Open Days

We’re offering a series of opportunities for you to come onto campus this autumn. You will have the opportunity to have a tour of our state-of-the-art facilities, view accommodation and meet current students. Visit one of our Open Days and discover just what we have to offer.


Secondary Teacher Training Information Sessions

Do you have questions about your application for teacher training, or want to speak to one of our tutors about studying with BCU?


We spoke to some West Midlands’ Secondary pupils to find out what they’re looking for from you as their teacher.

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  • Accommodation

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Find your home from home at BCU. Queen’s Hospital Close offers hassle-free accommodation located on Bath Row, which is just a 20-minute walk to City South Campus and less than a mile from the Bull Ring’s renowned shopping and the city centre’s restaurants and bars.

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Read our admission FAQs to get your application questions answered. If your question isn’t covered, we have all the details of how to get in touch.

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Student support

From disability and mental health support to CV and job interview training, BCU ensures you have all you need during your time here – and beyond – to succeed and flourish in your studies and career.

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Social media

Follow our social media channels and discover more about life at BCU, including what the University and city will offer you if you study here.

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For information and updates in relation to coronavirus, including details on how we are supporting our applicants, please see our dedicated webpages.

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