Secondary Education (Science with Chemistry)
The course comprises a range of presentations, discussions and practical workshops where exemplar material can be selected from chemistry contexts. Students have many opportunities both individually and in group work to apply general principles to specific science learning opportunities in science and in chemistry. There are also breakout sessions where students work both in mixed groups and with other chemistry specialists. Outside specialists are also invited to deliver sessions that cover topics in teaching chemistry at KS4, so that for part of the course students work in parallel in their specialist subject area. The chemistry specialism is also reflected in the required reading for the course.
A 2.2 Honours degree or above; students are also required to have qualifications in English and mathematics equivalent to GCSE grade C; applicants must have completed at least 2 weeks in a secondary school setting in the United Kingdom or Republic or Ireland prior to applying.
School experience 1; school experience 2; subject specialism modules (2 modules, includes professional studies). School experience totals 120 days.
Subject studies are assessed by a portfolio of coursework and a school-based special study (a teaching resource). Progressive developments of teaching skills are recorded using criteria referenced assessment proforma. Professional studies are assessed by a range of written tasks. Observation of the students, teaching and evaluative discussions with course tutors and school based mentors and teachers.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PGCE||Full-time||£ 3,375 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Hendon Campus||Barnet||NW4 4BT||South East|
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