Teaching

There are two possible routes that students might take into teaching*:

* all places are subject to annual NCTL allocations


1. The PGCE Primary     (QTS)

The PGCE Primary (QTS) route can be taken by graduates from a number of disciplines including:

  • BSc Mathematics
  • BSc English Language
  • BSc Biology
  • BSc Applied Physics
  • BSc Chemistry
  • BSc Psychology
  • MPharm Pharmacy

2. Secondary Schools

Students could take the following routes into teaching in secondary schools:


Modern Languages


BSc (Hons) French/ German/ Spanish (Aston University)
3 year accelerated programme 
+
School Direct (QTS) (Newman University) 


Science


Option 1:
BSc (Hons) Biology/ Chemistry/ Applied Physics (Aston University)
3 or 4 year programme
+
PGCE Secondary Biology/Chemistry/Physics  (QTS) (Newman University)

  Option 2:
MPharm Pharmacy
4 year programme
+
PGCE Secondary Chemistry (QTS) (Newman University)
(provided that there is a Chemistry A Level)

Subject Knowledge Enhancement Course in Chemistry  (Newman University)

Option 3:
BSc Neuroscience
4 year programme
+
PGCE Secondary Biology/ Chemistry (QTS) (Newman University) 

Subject Knowledge Enhancement Course in Biology or Chemistry (Newman University)

  Option 4:
BEng/ MEng Chemical Engineering
3 or 4 year programme
+
PGCE Secondary Physics/ Chemistry (QTS) (Newman University) 

Subject Knowledge Enhancement Course in Biology or Chemistry (Newman University)


Mathematics


BSc (Hons) Mathematics (Aston University)
3 or 4 year programme
+
PGCE Secondary Maths (QTS) (Newman University)


English


BSc (Hons) English Language (Aston University)
3 or 4 year programme
+
PGCE Secondary English (QTS) (Newman University)


Computer Science and ICT


BSc (Hons) Computing Science (Aston University)
3 or 4 year programme
+
PGCE Secondary Computing Science  (QTS) (Newman University)