The PGCE Secondary Education with QTS – History (11-16 years) programme at University of Cumbria will examine how history might be explored through different sources of evidence including museums and archival sources.
You will be supported by our expert tutors to plan, resource and deliver lessons to pupils of all secondary ages and abilities. This means that you will leave the course knowing how to teach effectively while also maintaining the interest and enthusiasm of your pupils.
Our PGCE course includes QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) and we will also help you apply for a position as a secondary school teacher during the course.
Your Career with a PGCE Teaching Qualification
This course can lead to a fulfilling career as a history teacher at secondary school. Since all the steps required to gain qualified teacher status are built into the course, you'll be able to apply for positions immediately after graduating.
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- Investigating Teaching and Learning
- Investigating Teaching and Learning Across and Beyond the School Curriculum
- Developing professional skills, knowledge and practice
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesHistory Teaching Secondary Education View 105 other Masters in Secondary Education in United Kingdom
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English and mathematics at GCSE level at Grade C/4 or above, or equivalent.
A minimum UK 2:2 honours degree or recognised equivalent qualification in History is required, however strong preference will be given to applicants with 2:1 honours degrees. Your degree must contain evidence of a substantial and appropriate level of subject knowledge with a minimum of 50% in History.
If you don't have an undergraduate degree but do have a Masters or other higher qualification, your application will be considered by our academic tutors on a one-to-one basis.
A satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) background clearance check prior to starting the course.
Satisfactory Occupational Health medical check prior to starting the course
Evidence of a satisfactory level of literacy on the application form and a satisfactory personal statement.
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International13250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13250 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Lancaster
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.