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Course summaryUndertake school-based training in two different school settings.Learn to plan and teach Citizenship across Key Stages 3 and 4 in active, creative ways needed to motivate pupils.Gain knowledge of schools and the education system.Participate in a field trip to explore approaches to teaching outside the classroom.This course is professional and vocational in nature and has, as its primary aim, the development and supply of competent teachers who will be capable of securing
Undertake school-based training in two different school settings.
Learn to plan and teach Citizenship across Key Stages 3 and 4 in active, creative ways needed to motivate pupils.
Gain knowledge of schools and the education system.
Participate in a field trip to explore approaches to teaching outside the classroom.
This course is professional and vocational in nature and has, as its primary aim, the development and supply of competent teachers who will be capable of securing employment in an education setting. Over 96% per cent of our PGCE graduates are teaching or in further study within six months of graduating.
How you learn
All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.
This course provides a flexible framework to support your academic and professional development through a range of school-based training and university-based sessions. Throughout the course you will be encouraged to critically reflect on your progress, and academic and professional review tutorials will be used to support your development.
You learn through
seminars and lectures
professional studies tasks
written assessments and feedback
subject training days
classes on subjects in the humanities to prepare for a wider range of teaching
This course prepares you for a career as a
researcher via masters level study and PhD
local authority/voluntary sector worker or researcher
non-government organisation (NGO) researcher
enrichment worker with young people
more general graduate role including retail management and the civil service.
An honours degree (normally 2.2 or above) or equivalent in a related subject area (e.g. Politics, History, Media Studies, Law, International Relations, Sociology or Psychology). For this course life and work experience (such as counselling and youth work) is also valued. Normally GCSE grade C or Grade 4 in English Language and mathematics, or equivalent. Where applicants have achieved a GCSE grade 4 or above in English literature only, we will look for further evidence of a breadth of achievement in English. We will consider applicants who are in the process of obtaining the relevant GCSEs.
When studying a postgraduate degree at Sheffield Hallam University students will be working at the cutting edge of their discipline, using the latest techniques, ideas, practices, and insights to address contemporary issues in their discipline, professional practice and the workplace.
There are over 30,000 students at Sheffield Hallam University, and just over 6,000 of those are studying at postgraduate level. The university places a particular focus on experience in industry and the pursuit of applied learning.
Students at Hallam enjoy studying a range of courses at the heart of this vibrant city in the North of England. One of the university’s strengths is in its ability to prepare students for creative problem-solving and dealing with complexity in the real world.