University of Bristol
Secondary Education (Science, Biology)
The programme leads to recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS); the course prepares students to teach science across the curriculum to GCSE level and biology to A-level; the University aims to equip students to become confident, autonomous teachers, enthusiastic about science and learning; an important feature is collaborative learning and teaching, and sessions at the University provide the opportunity to work in different size groups and with different people; this work is supplemented by the practical experience that students gain in the range of schools with whom we work in partnership; students think about the nature of science and the aims of science education, reflecting on how those translate into practice; they consider how the needs of children of all abilities can be met and the value of scientific models, information communications technology (ICT), investigative work, and assessment; workshop sessions are practical and active in approach, giving students the chance to develop their subject and pedagogical knowledge.
At least GCSE/ O-level at grade C or an equivalent qualification in English and mathematics; a degree or an equivalent qualification in a subject relevant to the proposed main teaching subject.
Modules include: curriculum studies (main subject specialism); education and professional studies; school experience.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PGCE (professional)||Full-time||-||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Tyndall Avenue, Bristol||Bristol||BS8 1TH||South West|
PGCE Office, Graduate School of Education