PGCE Science with Biology

Leeds Trinity University

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Course overviewSome of the key issues faced by our society, i.e., biodiversity issues triggered by anthropogenic actions, pandemics and vaccines, and genetically modified foods are all biology-related. As a result, the need for scientifically minded individuals with a robust appreciation of Biology has never been greater.In schools, the study of Biology will enable children of all backgrounds to gain an in-depth understanding of the natural world, empowering them to access rewarding careers. ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

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128th
CUG subject ranking
77th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-23
Full Time
1 year

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Entry requirements

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A good honours degree with a significant proportion in Biology. GCSE Grade C (or 4, or accepted equivalent) in English and Mathematics. Suitable personal and intellectual qualities required for teaching in secondary schools. Commitment, attitudes and values appropriate to that of a secondary teacher. The ability to read effectively and communicate clearly and accurately in spoken and written standard English. The capacity to meet the Secretary of State's requirements for physical and mental fitness to teach. All successful candidates will be asked to complete a health assessment as part of the entry conditions to the programme. NB: Candidates with third-class honours degrees will be considered on an individual basis, and normally only if candidates have additional qualifications and/or significant relevant professional experience. Strong applicants also have experience in secondary schools. In addition to the above essential entry requirements, successful applicants also tend to have: Advanced level qualifications (or equivalent) in Biology; Experience of observing the teaching in a secondary school in this country.

Tuition fees

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£9,250 per year
Students from Domestic
Students from Other UK
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Students from Channel Islands
£12,500 per year
Students from EU EU Students
£12,500 per year
International Students

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03 Jan 20

PGCE Primary (5-11)

I really enjoy being at Leeds Trinity. It's a very good supportive Uni. There are lots of extra curricular activities...
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11 Dec 19

PGCE Primary (3-7)

This is my 4th year at this university. I started out doing a 2 year foundation degree and quickly realised that my...

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Leeds Trinity University
CUG ranking
128th
Student rating
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( 4.1)
Leeds Trinity University is found six miles outside Leeds city centre and has been providing quality higher education to students for almost 50 years. The University is proud to provide a supportive community for each student and places a lot of emphasis on employability. Previous postgraduate students have gone on to become award-winning journalists, published authors and leaders of their industry.

Where you'll study

Leeds Trinity University

Brownberrie Lane Horsforth Leeds
LS18 5HD United Kingdom Nearest train station: Horsforth  0.4 miles away

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