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Secondary English (including School Direct) with QTS

12 months
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13450 GBP/year
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About

The Secondary English (including School Direct) with QTS course at University of Chester is designed to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to be an outstanding teacher.

Overview

Share and develop your interest in English through teaching, demonstrating the wide range of transferable skills the study of English can provide.

Career Prospects

The Secondary English (including School Direct) with QTS course at University of Chester intends to produce secondary English teachers who are reflective practitioners, who have a love of the subject, and will be: 

  • enthusiastic and confident in the classroom
  • pedagogically skilful and adaptable
  • specialists in the teaching of English
  • aware of how young people learn English
  • knowledgeable across all areas of English – literature and language
  • able to see their subject in the context of the whole curriculum, and understand how the skills of English can transfer across all subjects
  • competent in a number of areas that cross secondary school curriculum boundaries, and able to see English in the wider context - contributing to pupils' personal, social, moral, spiritual and cultural development
  • able to work effectively as part of a team
  • able to critically examine issues raised within the study of the subject
  • prepared for teaching English in the 21st Century

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Nature and Purpose of Learning and Teaching
  • Understanding the Curriculum and its Development
  • The Nature and Purpose of Assessment
  • English
  • Electives

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

UK/EU

Applicants will normally:

  • hold or be expected to gain a minimum 2:1 degree
  • have GCSE grade C/grade 4 or above in English Language and Maths
  • have to pass the NCTL skills tests in literacy and numeracy 
International
  • Students from countries outside the UK are expected to have entry qualifications roughly equivalent to UK A Level for undergraduate study and British Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) for postgraduate study. 
  • We accept a wide range of qualifications and consider all applications individually on merit. We may also take into account appropriate work experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13450 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Chester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Secondary English (including School Direct) with QTS
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