University of Brighton

University of Brighton

Chemistry (Secondary Education)

This course prepares graduates to teach in secondary schools; students are assessed against the national standards in order to be recommended for the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS); the opportunity to undertake Master's-level study within the course facilitates progression to an Master of Arts education award after completion of the PGCE; this specialism provides graduates with the depth of knowledge required to enable them to become reflective and pro-active practitioners.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree or equivalent, directly relevant to subject specialism; GCSE minimum grade C in English language and mathematics; a compulsory Department for Education Professional Skills Tests in literacy and numeracy; all applicants are required to attend an interview; offers subject to a health check and an enhanced Disclosure and Disbarment check. For non-native speakers of English: IELTS 7.0 in all elements.

Course modules

The course comprises 4 strands: subject study/subject education; education studies; placements; and professional development.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PGCE Full-time £ 13,220 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PGCE (professional) Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Falmer Campus Brighton BN1 9PH South East

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