University of Sussex

Secondary Science with Chemistry PGCE

University of Sussex
In Brighton

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Important information

Typology Postgraduate
Location Brighton
Duration 10 Months
  • Postgraduate
  • Brighton
  • Duration:
    10 Months

This course prepares you to successfully start your career as a new teacher – you’ll benefit from our excellent record in employment. You’ll learn to teach in schools in East or West Sussex, Brighton & Hove, Surrey, Hampshire or Kent.

School-led teacher education is provided by experienced mentors and professional tutors, and is supported by University tutors throughout the year.

We’ll make all reasonable efforts to provide the course as set out here. For the school-experience component of the PGCE, we’ll aim to find you a placement within 50 miles of the University or your home. If we can’t secure enough placements, we may have to withdraw an offer of a place on the course.

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Where and when



Brighton (East Sussex)
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Sussex House, BN1 9RH


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To take into account

· Who is it intended for?

On graduation, you’ll have the skills and expertise to successfully start as a new teacher. We offer a support package to newly qualified teachers during their first year of teaching. In addition, successful candidates can transfer up to 90 Masters-level credits on to the MA in Education. Graduate destinations 100% of students from the Department of Education were in work or further study six months after graduating. Recent School of Education and Social Work graduates have gone on to jobs including: science teacher, Howard Of Effingham science teacher, East Sussex County Council science teacher, St Catherine's College.

· Requirements

You should normally have a lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above.

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What you'll learn on the course


Course programme


These modules are running in the academic year 2018/19. We also plan to offer them in future academic years. They may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.

Core modules

Core modules are taken by all students on the course. They give you a solid grounding in your chosen subject and prepare you to explore the topics that interest you most.
  • Applying Professional Knowledge
  • Professional Practice 1
  • Reflecting on Professional Knowledge
  • Professional Practice 2

Additional information


Fees are not yet set for entry in the academic year 2019/20 but will be published here as soon as they are available. Note that your fees, once they’re set, may be subject to an increase on an annual basis.

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