Subject Knowledge Enhancement Courses

Edge Hill University offers a number of free Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) courses for Secondary PGCE applicants.

If you have applied to study a Secondary PGCE in Biology, Computer Science, English, Geography or Mathematics at a Higher Education provider in England and require enhancement of your subject knowledge, then we have the right course for you.

Subject Knowledge EnhancementSuccessful completion of an SKE course may form part of the conditions of an offer of a place on a Secondary PGCE. The SKE programmes identify areas for development and provide a range of opportunities for additional study tailored to your individual needs.

The course structure and length of study is flexible. It varies from 8-28 weeks depending on your individual subject knowledge requirements. Each two-week unit typically entails 50 hours of learning time, with a blend of face-to-face sessions, online learning and supported self-study.


Subject Knowledge Enhancement

The following SKE courses are currently available at Edge Hill University:

Student Profiles

  • Cathrine Jones

    Subject Knowledge Enhancement Mathematics
    The course was ideal for us all, so if it is a long time since you studied a subject then an SKE course would be perfect for you.
  • Natalie Wilkinson

    Subject Knowledge Enhancement Biology
    As well as refreshing my subject knowledge I also got a big confidence boost from the course.

Contact Us

If you have any questions you would like to ask about our Subject Knowledge Enhancement courses, please call 01695 584796 or email

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