Undergraduate Modules in Schools (UMS) 2020 - 2021 cohort

Expressions of interest for the modules listed below are now open and will close on Thursday 19th March at Midday. Please note that no late expressions of interest will be accepted. Please ensure you read all the information below and make a note of all key dates before submitting your online expression of interest. By completing this form you will be automatically invited to an assessment centre.

Information about module content has been sent to you by your Department via email – please read this prior to applying to so you aware of the structure, timings and commitment required. Alongside academic work, these optional modules also involve students undertaking a 30 hour placement in a school/college in Leicester during the spring term of 2021 by visiting on a weekly basis to directly supporting learning in the classroom. Students are selected and trained for the role by the Widening Participation team on behalf of the Departments. If you have any queries, please email us at sic@le.ac.uk

Who can apply?

Students from Maths, Physics, English, Geology and Archaeology and Ancient History who will be in their final year in 2020/21 should apply now (February 2020).  Students will find out by 20th March which assessment centre they have been assigned.

  • Communicating Mathematics
  • Earth Science in Education
  • English and Education
  • Physics in Education
  • Archaeology and Ancient History in Education

Students from History and Languages (to support French/Spanish) who will be in their second year in 2020/21 should apply now (February 2020). Students will find out by 20th March which assessment centre they have been assigned.

  • History in the Classroom
  • Languages in the Classroom

Assessment Centres:

Students will all be invited to attend a group assessment centre.  Our staff team will observe groups of students undertaking two scenario based tasks to help us make final decisions on who to select for the module places.  You should make a note of the relevant date now, as you will need to attend if you are shortlisted:

  • Wednesday 25th March 2020 – Times 10-12 OR 2-4pm

How to apply:

Complete this online expression of interest form, ensuring that you fully answer the questions and include all requested information.


Click here for the Expression of interest form

IMPORTANT: You are unable to save and return to this form.  Therefore, we recommend that you have all of the information required to hand.  Please note that if you leave the online form without submitting data, all information will be lost.  Incomplete forms cannot be considered.

If you have any problems submitting the form, please contact sic@le.ac.uk

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