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Kingston University: Secondary Teaching leading to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) PGCE: Science (Physics)

Institution Kingston University View institution profile
Department Department of Education
Telephone 020 8547 8145
Study type Taught


Want to make a difference to the lives of young people in the classroom? Train to teach in one year with our PGCE Secondary course. This course will enable you to become an effective, inclusive and evidence informed teacher.

Reasons to choose Kingston University - We were ranked 2nd for Education in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2022.

  • You will have personalised support from both University and partnership schools. Kingston's partnership schools offer excellent opportunities for practical learning and a range of exciting diverse experiences.

  • Our passionate team all have a rich background in teaching in London school settings, and are able to share both their theoretical and practical knowledge with you.

This course combines theory and practice of education to prepare you to teach your specialist science pathway in the 11-16 phase as well as being able to teach across all science subjects. During the course you will develop your knowledge of how pupils learn science, how to plan effective lessons and practicals; and how assessment can improve learning and teaching in science. You will develop as a reflective teacher who makes informed decisions about how to teach science.

You will develop your knowledge of learning and teaching science through research-led innovative practice that will model new approaches to learning and teaching science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.

Postgraduate Certificate in Education - PGCE

Kingston University


A vibrant, modern and supportive University based across four campuses, Kingston offers a wide range of postgraduate taught and research degrees. It offers people from all backgrounds and countries (140 at the last count) the opportunity to make a difference – not only to their own lives, but also to the world around them.

You’ll earn a postgraduate degree with a difference via 118 years of teaching excellence.  We will help you to achieve your career goals by putting your academic knowledge into practice, gaining the problem-solving skills and flexibility you need to adapt to the changing …

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