Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Secondary History with Qualified Teacher Status

12 months
16385 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Become a fully-qualified history teacher on this PGCE — gaining the skills and confidence you need for both school and college settings. We offer a programme degree in Secondary History with Qualified Teacher Status at Sheffield Hallam University. 


In the Secondary History with Qualified Teacher Status programme from Sheffield Hallam University, you become a qualified teacher for secondary school and post-16 colleges, specialising in history. Benefit from a flexible framework, supporting your academic and professional development through a range of school-based training and university-based sessions in order to achieve Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

Future careers

  • research via masters-level study and PhD
  • local authority/voluntary sector work or research
  • non-government organisation (NGO) administrative and research posts
  • enrichment work with young people
  • more general graduate careers including retail management and the civil service

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Developing And Reflecting On Professional Practice  
  • Developing And Reflecting On Subject Knowledge And Pedagogy In Secondary History  
  • School Based Training 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours degree (normally 2.2 or above) or equivalent, which includes substantial elements of history.
  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16385 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16385 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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