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PGCE Secondary Science with Biology

University of Reading

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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    University of Reading

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    10 months

Course summary

Overview

Develop your teaching skills and qualify as a Secondary Biology teacher on this highly regarded PGCE Secondary Education with Biology course at the Institute of Education. We are ranked 7th in the UK for Education (The Guardian University Guide 2021).

This Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) Secondary Science course is consistently graded as good in Ofsted inspections and will lead to the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), qualifying you to teach the 11-18 age group in secondary schools in England and Wales.

We recognise the importance of being able to teach children to explore, understand and make sense of their world through science.

Training to teach in one of the sciences at the University of Reading is an immersive experience that utilises many modes of delivery and participation with active learning at its core. You will develop your skills throughout the programme so that you are fully prepared to share your love of learning and knowledge about science with the children you will teach.

Our course is designed in collaboration with our strong schools’ partnership so that it meets both your needs as a learner and the needs of the children you teach.

Application deadline

01 August 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,650overall cost

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 Reading

  • University League Table

    31st

  • Campus address

    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 25,000 students from around 160 countries.
Reading is a lively town just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    57th out of 100 10

    11th out of 90 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    128 57%

    46th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61.0 61%

    76th

    20
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    64th

    27
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    129 60%

    37th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92.0 92%

    2nd

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    35th

    1

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