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Secondary Science with Biology PGCE

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Sciences Teaching Biology Teaching In Secondary Schools

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

About the course:

Develop as a highly qualified, effective and confident teacher of science, able to teach scientific concepts in a variety of inspiring ways.

Build your knowledge and skills in teaching science in secondary schools through subject-specific sessions, lectures and seminars, working independently and collaboratively; and achieve Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

How will I be assessed?

This PGCE requires you to pass all four units in order to be recommended for e webfolio is the medium through which you will manage the range of evidence accumulated during the course.

You will be supported to develop a structured system which enables you to: organise your work to meet the requirements of the course; share your work with your tutor; receive regular feedback intended to guide you to improve; adapt your work in response to the feedback; maintain effective cross-referencing to related documents; and access course information with ease.

The majority of your assessment work will be managed and presented by giving tutor access to your webfolio. Engagement with published research is a fundamental aspect of the course and you will be supported in developing skills of critical analysis of the literature.

Modules

The Evidence Informed Curriculum Specialist - Core
The Curriculum Specialist (Secondary Biology) - Core
School Experience 1 - Core
School Experience 2 - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

The full-time standard fee for a taught Master's degree for the Academic Year 2020/21 is £9250 per year. There might be a slight increase in 2021/22 year entry.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

The full-time standard fee for a taught Master's degree for the Academic Year 2020/21is £12,650 per year. There might be a slight increase in 2021/22 year entry.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Normally a 2:2 honours degree or equivalent in the subject for which you are applying to teach or a degree of which at least 50% is in that subject. A levels in the subject and/or related subjects are desirable; A standard equivalent to a grade 4 (or GCSE A to C) in the GCSE examinations in English and mathematics.

University information

Formed in 2006, the University of Bedfordshire is a modern university boasting innovative state-of-the-art facilities. These are: Luton Bedford Milton Keynes Aylesbury Putteridge Bury The University is constantly investing in its campuses and facilities, having opened a brand new, four-storey STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) building in September 2019. They have also invested in a high-tech, seven-storey...more

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