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PGCE Secondary History with QTS (11-16)

PGCE Secondary History with QTS (11-16)

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

26-SEP-22

Key information
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Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

History Teaching (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This long-established, popular programme incorporates high quality tutoring and excellent placement support with opportunities to work with leading practitioners from the world of history education. You will be encouraged to develop innovative and modern approaches to teaching and learning, including the use of ICT, to make you a high quality and successful history teacher at secondary school level.

The programme aims to develop reflective and analytical skills as well as providing practical experience in planning effective lessons and learning strategies, hands-on classroom experience, and opportunities to explore different aspects of your subject knowledge.

If you are a graduate and want to excite the imagination and develop the historical awareness of secondary school pupils aged 11 to 16, this is the programme for you.

Career Prospects

This PGCE is accredited by the Department for Education. Successful completion of the programme will enable you to gain recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). You will be well placed to progress into employment as a newly qualified teacher of History at secondary school level.

Our proactive careers service can help you to find job vacancies and offers in-depth advice on teacher job applications and interviews, to help you secure work.

Modules

The Expert History Teacher: Subject Knowledge as the Foundation of Expertise focuses on subject and curriculum knowledge in secondary history education. Adopting a joint academic and professional focus, the module includes various strands of development that will enhance your subject knowledge in history, including Key Stage 2 transition and post-16 education, while also exploring the history curriculum, subject pedagogy and application to practice. You will critically reflect on the curriculum experiences of different types of learners, contribute to improvements in teaching history in your placement settings, and develop the desire to continually improve your subject knowledge and pedagogy throughout your teaching career.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

9,250

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

13,500

Entry requirements

To join this PGCE, you will be expected to have: a degree equivalent to UK first-class or second-class honours (2:2 or above) in a relevant subject from a UK university. Non-relevant subjects may be considered if you have an A Level in History; GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent qualification); satisfactory levels of Information and Communications Technology competence; a commitment to, and understanding of, secondary education, demonstrating the personal attributes, values and motivation required to train as a teacher. Please note, for the purposes of initial teacher training, level 2 literacy and numeracy qualifications are not considered as equivalent to GCSE Grade C or Grade 4 in English Language and Mathematics.

University information

Edge Hill University has been inspiring minds and changing futures since 1885. An ethos of ‘creating opportunity from knowledge’ fuels everything that the university does to deliver education excellence. Through its high-quality teaching, exceptional research and scholarship opportunities, Edge Hill opens doors to change. Given the right opportunities and environment students are empowered to create a different future, not just for themselves...more

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