Middlesex University

Course Introduction

The course comprises a range of presentations, discussions and practical workshops where exemplar material can be selected from biology contexts. Students have many opportunities both individually and in group work to apply general principles to specific science learning opportunities in science and in biology. There are also breakout sessions where students work both in mixed groups and with other biology specialists. Outside specialists are also invited to deliver sessions that cover topics in teaching biology at KS4, so that for part of the course they work in parallel in their specialist subject area. The biology specialism is also reflected in the required reading for the course.

Course Modules

School experience 1; school experience 2; studies in your specialist subject (2 modules, includes professional studies). School experience totals 120 days.

Course Additional Entry

A 2.2 Honours degree or above. Students are also required to have qualifications in English and mathematics equivalent to GCSE grade C or above. Completion of at least 2 weeks in a secondary school setting in the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland prior to applying.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
PGCE