Leeds Trinity University
Secondary Education (Science with Chemistry)
Training is provided for the 11-16 age range with qualification at the conclusion of the course at 11-16; trainees develop their knowledge and understanding of the science curriculum through conducting research assignments and lesson observations; successful completion of this course leads to qualified teacher status (QTS) and a PGCE with up to 60 Masters level credits.
A good honours degree (2ii or above and preferably single honours) with a significant proportion of Chemistry: GCSE Grade C (or equivalent) English and Mathematics.To have passed the Professional Skills Tests in Numeracy and Literacy.
The Provider-led PGCE courses are structured into 3 stages. During Stage 1 trainees are based in both the university and in partnership schools. Centre-based training focuses on subject teaching, planning and classroom management. Schools provide opportunities to observe, support and teach. Stages 2 and 3 are school-based teaching placements with trainees teaching a 30-70 per cent timetable. Training is individualised to needs, with school-based tutors and a University Link Tutor supporting your progress.
During Stage 1 knowledge and understanding is assessed by focussed written assignments. During Stages 2 and 3 progress against the Teachers� Standards is assessed by observing performance as a teacher in schools. Classroom teachers evaluate lesson plans, observe lessons and review marking. Self-review and attendance at training activities support development.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PGCE (professional)||Full-time||£ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees)||37 weeks|
|PGCE (professional)||Full-time||£ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||37 weeks|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Leeds Trinity University||Leeds||LS18 5HD||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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