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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Secondary Science with Physics

London Metropolitan University

12 months
Duration
15576 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Successfully complete this Teaching Regulation Agency (TRA)-accredited PGCE Secondary Science with Physics course at  London Metropolitan University to achieve Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and become a teacher of science for students up to 14 years old and physics for 15 to 16-year-olds. On request, we may also be able to arrange experience teaching at post-16 level. 

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Overview

At London Met you’ll develop your teaching strategies and pedagogical techniques as well as exploring the fundamentals of how children learn. These study sessions will include collaborative projects and school-based work with other trainees, as well as how to implement teaching and pupil assessment.

The PGCE Secondary Science with Physics course at London Metropolitan University uses its London location to widen your experience of teaching in multicultural urban environments. Through your placements at one of our partnership secondary schools you’ll help develop lesson plans and contribute to the development of pupils’ scientific skills and knowledge. London Met also provides you with the opportunity for post-16-year-old teaching experience where possible.

Where this course can take you

Upon successful completion of the course you will achieve Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) for teaching science at Key Stage 3 (ages 11-14) and Key Stage 4 (ages 14-16) and your physics specialism at Key Stage 4. London Metropolitan University's trainees have an excellent rate of gaining Qualified Teacher Status and finding teaching positions within six months of graduating. Our trainees have gone on to become physics teachers at schools such as Brentside High School in the London Borough of Ealing.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Teaching Regulation Agency (TRA).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Curriculum Studies
  • Professionalism and Inclusive Practice
  • School Experience to Progress Point

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend that you submit your application to us as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a UK degree, preferably grade 2.2 or equivalent, in physics or related subjects including geology, metallurgy, chemical engineering and forensic science
  • literacy and numeracy tests — these are university-based tests, which you will be asked to undertake at your interview
  • a valid Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate and Confirmation of Fitness to Teach (eg a London Metropolitan University Health Check) which you will be advised to apply for after an offer is made
  • GCSE English and Mathematics grade C/4 or above (or equivalent)*

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15576 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15576 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 London

1137 - 2157 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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