Taught course

Secondary Education Science with Biology

Institution
Middlesex University London · Middlesex University London
Qualifications
PGCE

Entry requirements

  • You need at least a 2.2 Bachelor honours degree in a subject relevant to your chosen subject area
  • You must have GCSE grade C/grade 4 or above in English and Maths or be retaking them this year

Months of entry

September

Course content

Science is exciting, creative and relevant but can you encourage pupils to see how and why? This course will appeal to graduates who are passionate about biology and understand its importance in everyday life. It provides you with an opportunity to become an innovative leader in science education in order to help young people reach their true potential.

Why study PGCE Secondary Education Science with Biology at Middlesex University?

This one-year full-time course, enables you to meet the national standards for the award of qualified teacher status. Teaching science at Key Stages 3 requires competence across the entire range of the National Curriculum Programme of Study for Science.

Our PGCE Secondary Education Science with Biology course begins with a stimulating mix of biology, chemistry and physics education. You will then focus fully on biology, allowing you to specialise in the teaching of this diverse and engaging subject at Key Stage 4.

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.

Qualification and course duration

PGCE

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Middlesex Enquiries
Email
enquiries@mdx.ac.uk