PGCE Secondary School Direct Science: Biology (11-16 or 11-18) / Overview
Year of entry: 2022
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- Degree awarded
- 10 months
- Entry requirements
- Minimum 2:2 honours degree in a biological science with at least half of the content strongly related to biology (if you are unsure, please contact us to discuss your qualifications).
- Grade B in biology at A-level (or equivalent), or grade C if you can demonstrate sustained academic progression since A-level, and at least one other science or maths A-level.
- Minimum grade C or 4 at GCSE (or equivalent) in English language and mathematics.
- How to apply
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- Become an outstanding Biology teacher with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
- Benefit from selection and training by a specific school in Greater Manchester.
- Enjoy extended periods of career-boosting on-the-job experience.
Look at our virtual open day content to help you learn more about the University.
You will be able to watch videos about the University, including accommodation, student finance and course-specific sessions.
We'll update our website once plans for PGCE-specific 2022 recruitment events are confirmed.
We also attend the Department for Education's virtual Train to Teach events .
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2022, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): £9,250
International, including EU, students (per annum): £20,500
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
For general fees information, please visit postgraduate fees
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
There are three types of Government funding available for teacher training:
- tax-free bursary or scholarship;
- tuition fee loan and maintenance loan;
- extra financial support if you're a parent or have an adult dependant or a disability.
Depending on your circumstances you could receive all three.
Find out more at the Department for Education website .
You can find out more about the scholarships and bursaries we have available on our funding page .
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