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PGCE Secondary Science with Biology


London Metropolitan University School of Social Professions

Full time September PGCE Full-time 1 year

About the course

Why study this course?

Learn how to teach science and biology to 11 to 16-year-olds and, by arrangement, 16-18-year-olds on our PGCE Secondary Science with Biology course. 

Gain practical hands-on experience at our partnership schools and learn how to improve your pupils’ love of this biology through the latest teaching methods and principles.

Trainees on our PGCE Secondary courses attain high results, with 95% achieving an Ofsted good or outstanding grade by the end of the course.

Department for Education (DfE) bursaries are available for this course.

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This PGCE Secondary Science with Biology course will help you gain the skills to become a competent teacher of science for students up to 14 years old, biology for 15 to 16-year-olds and achieve Qualified Teacher

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Entry Requirements

You'll be required to have:

- a UK degree, preferably grade 2.2 or equivalent, in biology or relevant degrees including geology, metallurgy, chemical engineering and forensic science
- literacy and numeracy tests (university-based tests you'll undertake at interview)
- a valid Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate and Confirmation of Fitness to Teach (eg a London Metropolitan University Health Check) (obtained after offer is made)
- GCSE English and Mathematics grade C (grade 4 from 2017) or above (or equivalent)

Candidates with third class degrees may be considered, particularly if supported by a completed Master's degree or relevant work experience.


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