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On our PGCE Secondary Education with QTS – Physics (11-16 years) course at University of Cumbria you’ll learn about the National Curriculum framework in science through to individual lesson plans and our expert tutors will support you to plan, resource and deliver lessons to pupils of all secondary ages and abilities.

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Overview

Do you want to help children make sense of the world around them and inspire scientists of the future? You can by teaching physics in secondary schools and helping students see how physics plays a crucial role in everyday life.

And, there’s never been a better time to train as talented physics teachers are in high demand.

You will begin by understanding the needs of individual learners, learning to notice, understand and implement key teaching strategies.

Your Career with a PGCE Teaching Qualification

With PGCE Secondary Education with QTS – Physics (11-16 years) course at University of Cumbria , you'll be able to apply for a position as a high school science teacher immediately after graduation.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Investigating Teaching and Learning
  • Investigating Teaching and Learning Across and Beyond the School Curriculum
  • Developing professional skills, knowledge and practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum UK 2:2 honours degree or recognised equivalent qualification in Biology, Chemistry, Physics or a related degree (e.g. Engineering), depending on your chosen specialism, is required. Your degree must contain evidence of a substantial and appropriate level of subject knowledge. 
  • If you don't have an undergraduate degree but do have a Masters or other higher qualification, your application will be considered by our academic tutors on a one-to-one basis.
  • GCSE grade C/4 or above in English language and mathematics or recognised equivalent qualifications. 
  • A satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) background clearance check prior to starting the course.
  • Satisfactory Occupational Health medical check prior to starting the course
  • Evidence of a satisfactory level of literacy on the application form and a satisfactory personal statement.
  • Evidence of motivation and appropriate professional values. 
  • IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in all four elements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12800 GBP per year during 12 months.

EU To be confirmed

Living costs for Lancaster

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

All EU/EEA/Swiss students that start a programme in September 2021 will be eligible for an automatic Fees Discount Scholarship.The discount will be applicable to all years of their degree (3 years or 4 years).  

Additional information can be found on the University website.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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