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PGCE Secondary Science (Biology) with QTS (11-16)

Edge Hill University

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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    Edge Hill University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This PGCE will equip you with a range of academic, professional and vocational knowledge, understanding, skills and values necessary to become a high quality and skilled teacher of Biology. You will experience professional training, delivered to the highest standard, immersing you in the latest teaching and learning pedagogies. The programme aims to develop reflective and analytical skills as well as equipping you with the skills and knowledge required to become a competent and assured secondary school teacher, with sufficient subject knowledge to not only teach across the science disciplines at Key Stage 3, but also contribute outside your specialist subject at Key Stage 4. If you want to help secondary school pupils aged 11 to 16 develop practical and analytical skills and excite their curiosity in the world around them, this is the programme for you.

Successful completion of this programme will allow you to gain QTS status and progress onto employment as a Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT) at secondary school level in science, specialising in Biology. Our proactive careers service can help you to find job vacancies and offers in-depth advice on teacher job applications and interviews, to help you secure work. Teaching is a rewarding job and there are many ways in which you could progress in your career, either in the classroom or in a leadership role.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,250overall cost

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

University information

Edge Hill University

  • University League Table

    62nd

  • Campus address

    Edge Hill University, St Helens Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L39 4QP, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    82nd out of 103 5

    28th out of 81 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    111 49%

    77th

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    76th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.43 89%

    2nd

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    129 65%

    24th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    43rd

    1

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