University of Gloucestershire
Secondary Education (Biology)
The course enables students to become competent and effective teachers of their chosen subject within the 11-18 year age range; students spend 26 weeks in school; leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), subject to satisfactory performance in skills tests; there is the opportunity within this Master�s level programme to obtain 60 credits towards a Master�s degree qualification, to be followed during the Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT) year with an opportunity to gain a further 60 credits.
A degree related to area of science in which they wish to specialise; strong science A-level/GCSE background or equivalent in science mathematics and English at grade C or above at GCSE (N.B. an equivalence test is available from the university); a minimum of 2 days school experience in a secondary school; degree at 2.2 or above and involvement with young people e.g. coaching, youth club; recent connections with secondary education; an awareness of issues in science education; an early application is advised.
Modules include: autumn term parent school placement; spring term twin school placement; summer term parent school placement; Training Agency skills tests; review of the learning process; investigating the learning experience.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PGCE||Full-time||£ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|PGCE (professional)||Full-time||£ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Francis Close Hall||Cheltenham||GL50 4AZ||South West|