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Secondary History (including School Direct) with QTS PGCE (Core)

Secondary History (including School Direct) with QTS PGCE (Core)

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Teaching (General) History Secondary Schools (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

If you have a 2.1 degree or higher, either single or joint honours in history or allied subject, with a passion to share your love of the subject with young people then this course is for you.

Course overview

Teaching is an extremely rewarding and challenging career. Our course is designed to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to be an outstanding teacher.

We aim to nurture teachers who are passionate about the development of their own and their pupils' learning.

Why study this course with us?

During the course, you will learn how to encourage young people’s understanding of History through your subject specialism.

The course is intended to produce Secondary History teachers who are reflective practitioners and who will be:

  • enthusiastic and confident in the classroom
  • pedagogically skilful and adaptable
  • specialists in the teaching of history
  • aware of how young people learn history
  • able to see their subject in the context of the whole curriculum
  • competent in a number of areas that cross Secondary school curriculum boundaries and see History in the wider context, contributing to pupils' personal, social, moral, spiritual and cultural development
  • able to work as part of a team.

The course is designed to ensure you are confident in all basic national curriculum requirements.

Modules

Common strands embedded within the programme as a whole and explored within the context of this module include commitments to inclusivity in all its forms; safeguarding, and well-being of children; promoting a positive classroom environment conducive to engagement and respecting diversity; and building curricula and sequences of lessons designed to ensure the progression of all. Alongside this and in common with other modules, ATs will be supported to prioritise their own well-being, achieve a sustainable work-life balance while managing their initiation into professional communities of practice.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£12,950

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally: hold or be expected to gain a minimum 2:1 degree; and have GCSE grade C/grade 4 or above in English Language and Maths.

University information

From a teaching college established in 1839, to becoming the University of Chester in 2005, over 180 years of academic growth has allowed the University to offer an extensive selection of postgraduate courses and research options across a number of specialist sites. This includes five sites in and around Chester, a campus in Warrington, a University Centre in Shrewsbury, and a new health and nursing education facility, Marriss House, in...more