Secondary Education Science with Chemistry (PGCE)

University of Greenwich the United Kingdom

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About Secondary Education Science with Chemistry at University of Greenwich

Both routes for this programme are designed to prepare student teachers to become professional, competent and reflective secondary school teachers of science, with chemistry as a specialist subject. The programme focuses on addressing the needs of pupils aged 11 to 16.

Students following this programme will have the opportunity to gain 60 Masters level credits as part of their PGCE and gain Qualified Teacher Status. This one-year programmes comprises two elements; university-based teaching (60 days) and school-based experience (120 days). Practical teaching experience is gained in two main schools, where student teachers are allocated subject-specialist mentors who offer feedback and guidance. As well as covering all aspects of the National Curriculum and addressing all relevant government standards, this programme helps student teachers to develop as effective teachers. University workshop sessions cover a range of topics, including planning lessons, assessment of pupils and classroom management. There is also the opportunity to work collaboratively with students from other subject areas.

The aims of the programme are:

  • Develop practical knowledge amd theoretical understanding of science within the context of the National Curriculum
  • To address the needs of secondary school pupils within the context of the curriculum at Key stage 3 and 4
  • Widen individuals skills, expertise and background knowledge across the field of science education
  • Continue professional development and become an innovator capable of active involvement in the future evolution of chemistry.


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Train as a secondary school teacher with one of the UK's largest providers of teacher education.
All our programmes lead to a recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status.

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