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PGCE Secondary Chemistry

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Chemistry (General) Teaching In Secondary Schools

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

Qualify as a teacher with a specialism in Chemistry in just one year

Learn the art of teaching

This full-time, one-year course is designed to train you as a confident and inspiring secondary teacher.

Our diverse and enhanced course has the core aim of training the next generation of inspiring and passionate teachers, who have a passion to engage young people in learning Chemistry.

This is achieved through a balance of study of the knowledge, skills and attitudes required by the teaching profession, the fundamentals of the national curriculum, and a dedicated focus on the development of your understanding of the role of a secondary school teacher.

In addition, you will gain vital hands-on experience of working within the classroom through our 24-week placement programme, which will develop your confidence and competence to teach effectively.

After successful completion, you will be recommended for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) so that you can begin working as a teacher in a secondary school.

Proud history of teacher training

The University of Chichester has been training teachers for over 180 years and we look to train employable professionals who can get out there and make a difference.

You will be taught by experienced education specialists and our dedication to small teaching groups allows you to develop strong professional relationships with the University teaching team.

On this course you will:

  • Specialise in teaching Chemistry.
  • Gain Qualified Teacher Status upon completion of the course that will allow you to teach Chemistry in secondary schools in England and Wales.
  • Develop your competence and confidence working within the classroom environment.
  • Gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required by the teaching profession.

Careers

Take the first steps towards your career with secondary education

This programme will enable you to achieve Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and work as a secondary Chemistry teacher.

Many of our previous students have progressed in their careers and now hold senior posts in their schools.

Modules

Identity, Equality and Inclusion
Professionalism in Education
Building rapport and resilience
Special Educational Needs
Personal, Social and Health Education
Applying for teaching posts
Vocal skills
The relationship between theory and practice
Research skills
Pastoral care in schools
Literacy and numeracy across the curriculum
Child protection and Prevent
English as an additional language
Reflective practice
Positive behaviour management
Closing the gap in access and achievement
Working with learning support assistants

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

9,250

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

14,500

Entry requirements

Students need to have a honours degree 2:2 or above in a subject where the content is at least 50% science. Potential applicants whose degree classification or content does not meet these criteria may still be considered, but are encouraged to contact the subject coordinators to discuss this before applying. GCSE: C/4 in both English and Maths.

University information

The University of Chichester has two campuses: one in the centre of Chichester, a charming and historic town, and the other close to the sea in Bognor Regis. The University offers both taught and research degrees at postgraduate level, with many of the courses offering work placements during the year. There is a vast range of academic departments to choose from, including Business, Dance, Humanities, Music, Sport and Theatre. Both sites –...more