Taught course

Secondary Science Biology (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

Institution
Edge Hill University · Faculty of Education
Qualifications
PGCE

Entry requirements

You should have a UK degree (or equivalent) at minimum 2:2, relevant to biology. Additional requirements include: GCSE English Language and Mathematics at grade C or above (or equivalent qualification); satisfactory levels of Information and Communications Technology competence; a demonstrable interest in teaching within the curriculum area. You will be required to meet the Department for Education's standards for physical and mental fitness to teach and clearance to work with children.QTS Skills Tests will form part of the entry requirements for academic year 2013/14.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme 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.

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.

Qualification and course duration

PGCE

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Information, Advice and Guidance Team
Email
study@edgehill.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1695 657 000