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Secondary Initial Teacher Education Biology with Science

University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)

12 months
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13500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

This Secondary Initial Teacher Education Biology with Science course from University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has been designed to train teachers to practise as a subject specialist teacher for the secondary age range (11-16).  

Overview

This Secondary Initial Teacher Education Biology with Science course from University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is active and practical allowing you to develop professional competence through work undertaken in schools and in the university. You will work with young people, develop expertise in your specialist subject area, share and discuss educational issues and study relevant educational research. The course is just the beginning of what we hope will be a process of continual professional development throughout a challenging and rewarding career.

Careers / Further study 

PGCE programmes include 60 credits assessed at Masters level.

As a trainee teacher, you will be joining a modern and well-regarded programme to train to teach across the 11-16 age range and gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

Programme Structure

The module areas you will study are:

  • Theories underpinning pedagogical approaches
  • Planning and implementing appropriate teaching strategies and classroom management
  • Subject studies
  • Current educational policy and practice 
  • Evaluation of learner needs and the educational impact of their teaching
  • Professional skills and attributes, including keeping children safe
  • The use of evidence-based practice
  • Feedback and assessment of teaching against the English Teachers' Standards, supported by a university tutor and school based mentor.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree, or a recognised equivalent qualification, with at least 50% in a subject related to what you want to teach. This is typically 2:2 or higher but we will look at all applications against the demands of the programme.
  • GCSE grade C/4 or above in English Language and Mathematics, or equivalent.
Our PGCE programmes include a high level of placement based learning and working with children. We would encourage all applicants to get as much relevant experience of working or volunteering with children to help prepare them for this crucial element of their programme. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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