Additional route programmes

Support your career progression with one of our specialisms!

Our additional route programmes are for those who already hold a teaching qualification at Level 5 or above and would like to specialise in teaching English, Maths or learners with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities/SEN.

These are continuing professional development qualifications, which contain both theoretical and practical content.

Why Specialise?

  • Specialise in a subject area where Government want to attract and retain teachers
  • Take advantage of the invaluable knowledge and experience our specialist tutors hold
  • Increase your confidence and understanding of a specialist subject
  • Develop your skills as a teacher
  • Take advantage of flexible course options (Part-time study)
  • Qualify in one year
  • Explore new ways of teaching


For further information on the additional route programmes on offer at NSE, click on the subject of interest below.

Contact Us

For further information on the Newcastle School of Education or to discuss your options:

Call: 0191 200 4565

Email: NSE@ncl-coll.ac.uk