Taught course

Secondary Science with Biology

Institution
University of Huddersfield · Department of Initial Teacher Education
Qualifications
PGCE(QTS)

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (2:2 or above) with at least 50% relevant content in Biology/ Biological Sciences.

Learn more via the entry requirements page.

Months of entry

September

Course content

If you've got an undergraduate degree and are passionate about training to become a secondary school biology teacher, then studying our PGCE Secondary Education with QTS (Science with Biology) could be for you.You'll develop your subject specialist knowledge alongside hands-on classroom experience.

A significant amount of your learning will take place whilst on placement within one of our partnership schools.You'll benefit from being able to observe experienced teachers, gain practical hands-on experience and mentoring to help you develop into an outstanding and successful teacher.

Biology is an exciting subject to teach and there are opportunities for well qualified biology teachers. It is a National Curriculum core subject and is taught throughout schools. The course will enable you to explore what it means to teach biology and develop ways in which you teach it. You will examine the best practice of biology teaching and use a range of teaching strategies to challenge and inform your students.

Successful completion of your PGCE course prepares you to start your first teaching year (NQT year) within a secondary school setting. Our course is designed to prepare you to teach pupils in the 11-16 age range.

Qualification and course duration

PGCE(QTS)

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
sepd@hud.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1484 478249