Secondary Education (Chemistry with Balanced Science)
This course consists of school experience, which is in 2 different schools; trainee involvement in teaching builds up gradually, from observation and supported teaching initially, to solo teaching for 1/2 a timetable, or more, by the end of the year; trainees have mentors within the school, who can instruct in educational and professional matters generally; students also have 1 tutor within the Department who acts as pastoral tutor to each school to advise on non-subject-specific difficulties; successful completion of this course leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), subject to satisfactory performance in skills tests.
Initial degree in science with major component chemistry, and GCSE grade B or above in English Language and Mathematics; experience of working with children an advantage.
Educational and professional studies course; 1 option from: English at KS3, Welsh at KS3, history at KS3, geography at KS3, drama, special educational needs, and games teaching.
Assessment methods include: Continuous assessment by school mentors and tutors, and fulfilment of the attendance requirements of the course; written assignments; classroom assessments; self assessments.
Students may be eligible for a teaching grant of �9,000; these grants are available to all eligible European Union residents.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PGCE||Full-time||£ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|PGCE||Full-time||£ 8,695 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Llanbadarn Campus||Aberystwyth||SY23 3RJ||Wales|