801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2021
201–300 th
Impact Rankings 2021
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2020
Howard Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1WB, United Kingdom

Science with Education and Qualified Teacher Status - Sheffield Hallam University

Gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) by training to become a teacher of biology, chemistry or physics. • Develop a deep understanding of science, and learn how to communicate it effectively. • Attain Qualified Teacher Status after just three years. • Graduate with extensive hands-on teaching experience. • Benefit from a 90%+ course employment record. • Hone your knowledge and specialise in one scientific area. Develop a broad understanding of all three sciences and cultivate depth in your specialist subject, whilst gaining the practical experience and theory you need to teach effectively. You graduate with Qualified Teacher Status, ready to inspire the next generation in a subject with a national shortage of qualified teachers. **How you learn** This course encourages the application of your scientific and teaching knowledge in real settings. You undertake 24 weeks placement across two or more secondary schools, reinforced by diverse and enriching lessons from our highly experienced science and education tutors. You acquire a specialist knowledge of science, and the rounded expertise required to effectively teach it. You learn through: • dual academic emphasis on science and education • 24 weeks of in-school experience, starting at one day per week in first year • longer placements in second and third year • wide-ranging teaching methods, with collaborative and individual studies • purpose-built labs that reflect the school environment **Work placements** Starting from one day per week in your first year to longer periods in your second and third, you work in schools to gain practical experience vital for teaching. You are assigned a school-based mentor to help develop your practical skills and apply theoretical knowledge, helping you to work up from individual students to full classes. While training, you will always have support available from experienced members of staff in all your classes. Sheffield Hallam has strong links to regional secondary schools to ensure your training is of the highest quality. Many of our graduates attain full time employment in our partnership placement schools. **Future careers** The majority of graduates go directly into employment as fully qualified teachers. Science teachers remain in short supply meaning employment prospects are excellent, with the starting salary in 2017/18 a minimum of £22,917. Transferable skills are also developed throughout the course, allowing for alternative career routes. This course prepares you for a career in: • teaching • academia, as a researcher via Masters level study and PhD • local authority/voluntary sector worker or researcher • non-government organisations (NGO) administrative and research posts • enrichment work with young people • more general graduate careers including, for example, retail management and the civil service

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,SheffieldUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £13,650