Southampton Education School, University of Southampton offers a Professional Graduate Certificate in Education course in Computer Science and Information Technology with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). The course is designed for trainees wishing to teach at secondary and post-16 level in computing, computer science, IT, or the general use of computers in schools and colleges. It is also a very useful vocational qualification for people intending to work in the commercial computer-training field. Those teachers passing the final assignments at Masters Level will be awarded the Postgraduate Certificate in Education. The University offers a range of face-to-face, flexible, or distance learning options to gain the full Masters degree during the following years.