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PGCE Secondary Chemistry

UK

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What will I learn?

Overview

Qualify as a teacher with a specialism in Chemistry in just one year

Learn the art of teaching

This full-time, one-year course is designed to train you as a confident and inspiring secondary teacher.

Our diverse and enhanced course has the core aim of training the next generation of inspiring and passionate teachers, who have a passion to engage young people in learning Chemistry.

This is achieved through a balance of study of the knowledge, skills and attitudes required by the teaching profession, the fundamentals of the national curriculum, and a dedicated focus on the development of your understanding of the role of a secondary school teacher.

In addition, you will gain vital hands-on experience of working within the classroom through our 24-week placement programme, which will develop your confidence and competence to teach effectively.

After successful completion, you will be recommended for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) so that you can begin working as a teacher in a secondary school.

Proud history of teacher training

The University of Chichester has been training teachers for over 180 years and we look to train employable professionals who can get out there and make a difference.

You will be taught by experienced education specialists and our dedication to small teaching groups allows you to develop strong professional relationships with the University teaching team.

On this course you will:

  • Specialise in teaching Chemistry.
  • Gain Qualified Teacher Status upon completion of the course that will allow you to teach Chemistry in secondary schools in England and Wales.
  • Develop your competence and confidence working within the classroom environment.
  • Gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required by the teaching profession.

Careers

Take the first steps towards your career with secondary education

This programme will enable you to achieve Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and work as a secondary Chemistry teacher.

Many of our previous students have progressed in their careers and now hold senior posts in their schools.

Which department am I in?

Education

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£14,500.00 (US$ 17,492) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2023

Venue

Bognor Regis Campus

Upper Bognor Road,

Bognor Regis,

West Sussex,

PO21 1HR, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need 4 year bachelor degree with minimum GPA 2.8.

For international students

Students need to have a honours degree 2:2 or above in a subject where the content is at least 50% science. Potential applicants whose degree classification or content does not meet these criteria may still be considered, but are encouraged to contact the subject coordinators to discuss this before applying. GCSE: C/4 in both English and Maths. If English is not your first language then English language proficiency required is an overall IELTS score of 7.0 (including 7.0 in academic writing) other components no less than 6.5 – or equivalent qualification. TOEFL: 89 overall with 18 in Reading; 17 in Listening; 20 in Speaking and 17 in Writing.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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