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Secondary Education (QTS) - Science - Chemistry

University of Birmingham

9 months
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About

In the Secondary Education (QTS) - Science - Chemistry programme offered by the University of Birmingham you will be challenged to develop informed and justified decisions about how you approach your teaching, in order to enable you to continue to develop over your career.

Overview

You will benefit from our unique collaboration with University of Birmingham School as well as a wide range of partner schools, including mixed comprehensive, single sex, religious and selective schools and sixth form colleges. The diverse communities we serve will enrich your experience on the PGDipEd Chemistry course. 

PGDipEd (QTS) Secondary Chemistry is also offered as a School Direct programme with Lordswood Girls’ School, St Paul’s Caritas Christi and Windsor Academy Trust .

Careers after Secondary Education (QTS) - Science - Chemistry programme offered by the University of Birmingham

There is currently high demand for secondary teachers in the region and beyond. Employment rates are consistently high and strong links with partnership schools mean that many students go into employment in the region.

Programme Structure

  • Chemistry programme will include the study of subject-based teaching methods as well as the study of broader whole school issues. 
  •  A variety of teaching styles and approaches to learning will be used in the presentation of the themes. 
  • These will include University-based lectures, small group seminars and workshops, school-based work with pupils and teachers, and work undertaken individually or with other groups of students.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants to the Secondary PGDipEd(QTS) Science: Chemistry course must hold a degree from a UK Higher Education Institution or equivalent qualification. We will expect at least of 50% of your degree to be chemistry relevant to the National Curriculum and you will require two science A levels (or equivalent).

  • A GCSE in Mathematics and English (Grade 4 or above*) or an equivalent qualification which must be attained before you make an application.
  • If you have any questions about entry requirements, please contact us on ITEadmissions@contacts.bham.ac.uk
  • You must also:
  • complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before taking up a place.
  • complete relevant checks to ensure you have the health and physical capacity to teach.
  • agree to abide by the University of Birmingham Code of Professional Conduct and Fitness to Practise.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19440 GBP/full
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    Based on the tuition of 19440 GBP for the full programme during 9 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP for the full programme during 9 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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