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Secondary PGCE

Become a qualified Secondary teacher with Warwick

Our Secondary Postgraduate Certificate in Education focuses on the 11-18 age range (University-led) or 11-16 age range (Partner-led). Our course will develop you into a highly effective teacher, equipped with the skills and knowledge to become a successful school leader.

On the course, you will develop a secure subject knowledge base, and the ability to plan and teach so that all pupils learn and make good progress. You will also learn how to assess and evaluate learning and develop your teaching to ensure progress for all pupils.

In partnership with regional schools, we will equip you with the skills needed to forge a strong personal and professional identity, which you will continue to develop throughout your career. Our Warwick Teacher Values - social justice, curiosity and creativity - run through all our programmes.

  • 98% of our graduates who wanted to pursue teaching gained employment upon completion last year (2023).
  • You’ll be taught and supported by highly experienced tutors, practitioners, and mentors.
  • We're nationally known for the quality of our training.
  • Our work is based on a partnership with over 500 local schools in Coventry, Warwickshire and the West Midlands.


Our trainees embody our core values to
become socially just, creative and curious


We offer quality mentor support
in placement schools


We have practical, authentic teaching
spaces to model classroom techniques

What subject do you want to teach?