Close icon

Personalise what you see on this page.

Choose from the options below. We'll show you information based on your current location as default.

I'M FROM

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LIVING IN

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LOOKING FOR

  • Undergraduate courses
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

Change here for Clearing courses

Viewing as a student from United States living in United States interested in Undergraduate courses

You are looking at:

Courses starting in 2022

OK, GOT IT

Looking for Clearing information?

CHANGE

PGCE Science with Physics (QTS)

Middlesex University

Add to favourites

Course options

  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    Middlesex University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Physics is a subject which can fascinate and inspire children. It feeds their natural curiosity and supports them in developing their understanding of the natural world. Science teachers are in great demand and this course appeals to graduates who are passionate about physics but want to develop the skills and understanding to teach science across the curriculum.

This one-year full-time course, enables you to meet the national standards for the award of qualified teacher status (QTS).

Why study PGCE Science with Physics (QTS) at Middlesex University?

Our PGCE Science with Physics course begins with a stimulating mix of physics, biology and chemistry education. You will then focus fully on physics, allowing you to specialise in the teaching of physics at Key Stage 4. Teaching science at Key Stages 3 requires competence across the entire range of the National Curriculum Programme of Study for Science.

Through this PGCE, you will gain the understanding and skills necessary to operate as a critically reflective physics teacher in a secondary school setting. You will also develop the awareness and ability to transfer these skills and teach in subject areas across the science curriculum (such as biology and chemistry at KS3).

We have a range of specialist science and teaching facilities, providing you with a solid foundation on which to develop your skills and experience. We have excellent relationships with schools in and outside London and during your studies, you also will undertake teaching placements in at least two secondary schools and have the chance to acquire skills in the application of new technologies in teaching and learning. Schools are carefully selected to suit each individual and expose them to a variety of imaginative and thought provoking learning strategies. Key experts from our partner schools are on hand to offer invaluable mentoring and support.

The course gives you a strong understanding of how and why to teach physics in secondary schools whilst also enabling you to appreciate the unique aspects of other science specialisms in order to develop your confidence in teaching across the science curriculum. Middlesex University also has dedicated subject tutors who have established strong relations with external specialists and partnership schools who will deliver contemporary and subject specific training sessions.

Careers

How can the PGCE Science with Physics (QTS) support your career?

Our course gives you Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). Teaching is a profession with excellent progression and benefits and our graduates have an excellent reputation within the profession. Our employment rates are extremely high with around 97% of our PGCE graduates in employment or further study six months after graduation.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,000per year

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

University information

Middlesex University

  • University League Table

    107th

  • Campus address

    Middlesex University, Hendon Campus, The Burroughs, Barnet, NW4 4BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    51st out of 84 14

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    111 54%

    63rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%

    45th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    55th

    7

Suggested courses

University of Hertfordshire
NEARBY

PGCE and ProfGCE in Primary Education

University of Hertfordshire

University league table

University of Huddersfield
SIMILAR RANKING

Secondary Art and Design PGCE with QTS

University of Huddersfield

Education league table

50
Newcastle University
MOST VIEWED

Speech and Language Sciences MPhil, PhD

Newcastle University

University league table

37

Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...

HOW CAN WE IMPROVE IT?

SUBMIT

Thanks for your feedback!