Science with Biology Secondary Education PGCE

University of Sunderland

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( 4.2) 1859 reviews


Course info

This course will qualify you to teach Biology at Secondary level in any state-maintained school in England and Wales. This one year course blends theoretical knowledge with carefully supervised teaching experience. You will attend placements in a variety of educational settings to gain a broad understanding of the realities of Secondary level teaching. This degree awards Qualified Teacher Status, which means that when you graduate you’ll be qualified to teach in any state-maintained secondary ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
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16th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
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107th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
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Source: Complete University Guide 2020
26th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
63rd

Start date and duration

Start date
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Full Time
1 year

Modules
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Tuition fees

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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£10,750 per year
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Student rating ( 3.3) 6 reviews

5 star 1%
4 star 50%
3 star 33%
2 star 16%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 1,859 reviews

5 star 46%
4 star 37%
3 star 13%
2 star 3%
1 star 1%

Where you'll study

University of Sunderland

St Peter's Sunderland
SR6 0DD United Kingdom Nearest train station: Seaham  3.2 miles away

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