Normally a minimum of a lower second-class UK Bachelor’s degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in Biology or a Biology-related subject.
If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
The English language level for this programme is: Good.
Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.
Months of entry
The School Direct Programme (Salaried) is a new route into teaching at both primary and secondary levels. Participating schools, or clusters of schools that join together, are allocated a set number of student-teacher places which can be applied for. Students will earn a salary while they train.
The UCL Institute of Education (IOE) has been providing first-class teaching training, in partnership with schools and colleges for over 100 years and all of their initial teacher training programmes have been rated as outstanding. Founded in 1902, as a teacher training college in London, the IOE is a world-class research and teaching institute. IOE graduates are highly sought after in schools and colleges throughout London and the UK. The central location in historic Bloomsbury means that you are in the heart of London.
There are over 40 schools and colleges in the Greater London area and beyond participating in the School Direct (Salaried) programme.
Each of these offer student-teacher places in at least one PGCE subject area and many of them have places across a broad range of subjects.
The training students receive from one of the participating schools offering their chosen Biology specialism, will enable them to become a skilled and confident teacher.
Full-time: 1 year;
Fees and funding
Fee This programme is exempt from tuition fees.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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