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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    Derwent College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course will prepare you to teach National Curriculum science at KS3 and KS4 (11-16) with a post-16 enhancement, specialising in chemistry.

Learn to be an effective science teacher. Gain insight into key skills across the science curriculum: questioning, assessing learning, lesson planning, management of practical work and laboratory safety.

Get to grips with up-to-date thinking and the latest research in teaching and learning. Benefit from our expertise as a leading centre for curriculum development, professional training and research.

Choosing your path

You can choose to study this course as a University of York PGCE trainee or through one of our School Direct routes in partnership with one of the following teaching alliances:

Yorkshire Teaching School Alliance
The Pathfinder Teaching School Alliance
All Saints, York (Diocese of Middlesbrough Teaching Alliance)
Teach North

School Direct trainees work with University of York PGCE trainees at the University for Curriculum Area sessions. Whole School Issues sessions are usually delivered in your partner schools.

Each route has a different UCAS and institution code. Please see our information on applying for details.

Accreditation

On successful completion this course you will be recommended for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), which is awarded by the Department for Education (DfE).

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,700per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of York

  • University League Table

    18th

  • Campus address

    University of York, Heslington, York, York, YO10 5DD, England

Inspiring teaching delivered by leading academics, integrated with award-winning employability programmes, equips students for the international labour market.
A diverse campus community of students from over 150 countries that offers a lifelong global alumni network.
Specialist international student support includes orientation, immigration advice, Language Skills Centres, and International Pathway College programmes.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 57 3

    21st out of 84 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    172 78%

    11th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    6th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    11th

    6
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    132 64%

    23rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    14th

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    63rd

    9

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