University of Exeter

University of Exeter

Secondary Education (Science, Biology)

This course covers all aspects of the Key Stage 3 (age 11-16) curriculum with enhancement in the post-16 curriculum and prepares trainees to teach the 11-18 age range. It includes time spent on school placements and university study and leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

Entry requirements

Degree in relevant subject; GCSE grade C in English and mathematics; Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check; fitness to teach medical assessment; interview; professional skills tests in literacy and numeracy.

Course modules

Modules include: secondary professional studies; secondary subject specialism; secondary school-based work: placements in 2 different schools.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time £ 3,375 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PGCE Full-time £ 3,375 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
St Luke's Campus Exeter EX1 2LU South West

Key information

PGCE Admissions
Telephone number: 
0844 620 0012