King's College London, University of London
Secondary Education (Science: Physics)
The course is designed to prepare science teachers to work in secondary schools as part of a team that teaches science up to year 11 and physics to years 12 and 13 (post-16).
An Honours degree, or a qualification recognised as equivalent by the University of London. Knowledge and understanding of the subject to be taught. GCSE grade C or above, or an equivalent qualification, in English language and mathematics. Applicants without these English or mathematics qualifications at the time they apply may be considered, but they must obtain them, or pass an equivalent test set by King's, before the course starts. Candidates offered a place on a PGCE course must gain clearance from the Criminal Records Bureau. All entrants must meet the Secretary of State's requirements for physical and mental fitness for teaching as detailed in the DfES Circular 4/99.
Students will be assessed continuously throughout the course and given feedback to help develop. In order to pass the PGCE students must meet all of the Teachers' Standards for the award of Qualified Teacher Status and satisfactorily complete a series of assignments. In order to pass the PGCE at Master's level students need to pass the 2 Master's level assignments at this level. These are the subject studies assignment, and school experience report.
Those with a 1st Class undergraduate degree receive �20000; those with a 2.1 receive �15000; those with a 2.2 receive �12000; physics trainees with a 2.1 or 1st are able to apply for an Institute of Physics scholarship, worth �20000.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Waterloo Campus||Southwark||SE1 8WA||South East|
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