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Full time See Course PGCE 10 months

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Course description

PGCE Secondary – Engineers teach Physics will train you to become a Physics or Physics with Maths teacher across the 11 to 16 or 11 to 18 age range. You will be trained to teach across all sciences up to KS3. 

The course will prepare you to teach the National Curriculum and related national strategies, GCSE and A-level. Completion leads to both a postgraduate qualification and recommendation for qualified teacher status (QTS). 

University-based sessions will enable you to reflect on teaching methods and engage critically with the Science curriculum. Experienced teachers will work alongside PGCE tutors, plus visitors from exam boards and the Institute of Physics. 

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Entry Requirements

Minimum 2:2 honours degree in engineering or material science degree. If your degree is not engineering or a related subject, please apply to our Physics course.

Grade B in physics at A-level (or equivalent), or grade C if you can demonstrate sustained academic progression since A-level, and at least one other science or maths A-level.

Minimum grade C or 4 at GCSE (or equivalent) in English language and mathematics.

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