Taught course

PGCE Secondary Education: Biology

Institution
University of Wolverhampton · Institute of Education
Qualifications
PGCE

Entry requirements

A degree in a strand of science or applied science, with 60% of the content in a relevant National Curriculum science area (from life processes and living things; materials and their properties; physical processes) Ability to demonstrate a high level of competence and confidence in your own scientific subject knowledge across the sciences Recent experience of shadowing teachers in a science department in a secondary school GCSE grade C or above (or equivalent) in English and mathematics. Please consult the following guidance on GCSE and equivalent qualifications for entry to initial teacher training courses before applying. If your qualification is not listed please contact us for clarification. Interview and Selection Once your application has been forwarded to subject staff, your suitability is individually assessed. If you appear suitable, you will be offered an interview where you are required to sit a short subject specific interview/ examination. The main purpose of the interview is to: give you an insight into the nature of the course, the teaching profession and to assess your commitments to it explore your subject strengths and areas for development assess your ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written English arrange a partnership school visit as necessary answer all of your questions

Months of entry

September

Course content

If you have an interest in all aspects of science; but in particular life processes and living things and enjoy investigating this in a practical setting, then our biology course will suit you. Our course looks at the key ideas which underpin the teaching of science in schools today and the way children's understanding of concepts develops.

Information for international students

Visit: www.wlv.ac.uk/international

Qualification and course duration

PGCE

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
University of Wolverhampton
Email
enquiries@wlv.ac.uk
Phone
0800 953 3222