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PGCE Secondary Education with QTS – Biology (11-16 years)

University of Cumbria

12 months
Duration
13250 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Because of the PGCE Secondary Education with QTS – Biology (11-16 years) programme at University of Cumbria, you will graduate knowing how to confidently devise and deliver interesting lessons to engage young minds about all aspects of this subject.

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Overview

In the PGCE Secondary Education with QTS – Biology (11-16 years) programme at University of Cumbria , you will be supported by our expert tutors to plan, resource and deliver lessons to pupils of all secondary ages and abilities. This means that you will leave the course knowing how to teach effectively while also maintaining the interest and enthusiasm of your pupils.

Our PGCE course includes QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) and we will also help you apply for a position as a secondary school teacher during the course.

Your Career with a PGCE Teaching Qualification

With QTS built-in, you'll be able to apply for a position as a high school science teacher immediately after graduation.

Programme Structure

Compulsory modules

  • 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

On Campus

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 or physics, 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.

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

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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