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Postgraduate Certificate in Education Secondary Initial Teacher Education Biology with Science

Postgraduate Certificate in Education Secondary Initial Teacher Education Biology with Science

Key information
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Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Sciences Teaching Teaching In Secondary Schools Biology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course has been designed to train teachers to practice as a subject specialist teacher for the secondary age range (11-16). You will be assessed against the standards for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) across the age range. You will also often gain experience of the 16 - 18 age range, although they will not be formally assessed in this phase. This course is active and practical allowing you to develop professional competence through work undertaken in schools and in the university. You will work with young people, develop expertise in your specialist subject area, share and discuss educational issues and study relevant educational research. The course is just the beginning of what we hope will be a process of continual professional development throughout a challenging and rewarding career. This is a new strand of the PGCE Science where you will specialise in Biology.

Guiding young people to develop an understanding of how scientists set about investigating the world, what science can answer and, probably more important in some ways, what it cannot, is exciting and very rewarding. PGCE programmes include 60 credits assessed at Masters level. As a trainee teacher, you will be joining a modern and well-regarded programme to train to teach across the 11-16 age range and gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

Core Teaching in Secondary Initial Teacher Education - Core
Professional Development in Secondary Initial Teacher Education - Core
Professional Practice in Secondary Initial Teacher Education - Core
Classroom-based Enquiry: Secondary Education - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students normally have: An honours degree (normally 2:1 minimum) or equivalent with at least 50% in a related subject (relating to the subject you want to teach); GCSE grade C/4 or above in English Language and Mathematics, or equivalent.*

University information

UWE Bristol (University of the West of England) is a leading public university based in the centre of Bristol. The university offers a wide range of postgraduate study options, including taught and research courses, and online programmes. Students also have plenty of opportunities to gain work experience as well as connecting with employers. The university's postgraduate courses open up student’s career options and fast track them into new...more