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Secondary Biology (including School Direct) with QTS

University of Chester

12 months
Duration
12950 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The University of Chester offers Secondary Biology (including School Direct) with QTS enhanced with Biology leading to a Post Graduate Certificate in Education for the age range 11-16 with sixth form enhancement. 

Overview

Teaching is an extremely rewarding and challenging career. The Secondary Biology (including School Direct) with QTS course at the University of Chester is designed to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to be an outstanding teacher.

We aim to nurture teachers who are passionate about the development of their own and their pupils' learning. 

Why study this course with us?

The course allows you to teach Secondary Science with a focus on your specialism. You will develop your subject knowledge, practical skills and pedagogy in all aspects of science at KS3, whilst also developing your expertise in your preferred discipline of Biology at KS4 and KS5 depending on your degree and experience.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Learning to teach: Developing Critical Perspectives on the Teaching of the Specialist SubjectCompulsory
  • Subject Curriculum, Pedagogy and Professional Enquiry

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The deadline for PGCE applications is set by the Graduate Teacher Training Register (GTTR).

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students from countries outside the UK are expected to have entry qualifications roughly equivalent to UK A Level for undergraduate study and British Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) for postgraduate study. To help you to interpret these equivalents, please click on your country of residence to see the corresponding entry qualifications, along with information about your local representatives, events, information and contacts.
  • We accept a wide range of qualifications and consider all applications individually on merit. We may also take into account appropriate work experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12950 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 Chester

660 - 1140 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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