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Course summaryPrepare for a rewarding career in secondary Religious Education teaching.Gain vital hands-on experience with 120 days of in-school training.Attain a masters level PGCE, or PCE, with full Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).Train and a reflect in a supportive, collaborative learning environment.Benefit from a course employment record of 90% and over.Earn the academic qualifications, pedagogical knowledge and practical experience you need to become an excellent teacher able to teach a
Prepare for a rewarding career in secondary Religious Education teaching.
Gain vital hands-on experience with 120 days of in-school training.
Attain a masters level PGCE, or PCE, with full Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
Train and a reflect in a supportive, collaborative learning environment.
Benefit from a course employment record of 90% and over.
Earn the academic qualifications, pedagogical knowledge and practical experience you need to become an excellent teacher able to teach a rich and diverse curriculum. The key aim of the programme is to deliver a high quality, current and relevant course of training, leading to outstanding outcomes.
How you learn
This course is vocational in its nature – designed to produce highly proficient RE teachers, passionate and fully prepared for full-time employment. You'll undertake 120 days of placement work across two school settings, providing vital experience of the realities of teaching, supported by a subject mentor in your school and a personal development tutor at the University. Underpinned, by extensive training through on-campus learning, activities and independent academic work.
You learn through
120 days of school-based training across at least two settings
This course prepares you for a career in in assorted educational settings, including
specialist teachers and educators of secondary religious education in a variety of educational contexts
Continuation of academic careers as researcher via Masters level study and PhD
Varied enrichment and extra-curricular work with young people
Graduates of the programme are highly employable and sought after by schools and colleges, our graduate employment rate is usually well in excess of 90%. Graduates also have great career prospects, with many becoming Head of Department, and often acting as mentors to new student teachers.
An honours degree (normally 2.2 or above) or equivalent which includes substantial elements of theology, religious studies or philosophy. 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.
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