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PGCE Secondary Education with QTS: Religious Education (11-16 years)

University of Cumbria

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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    Lancaster Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Do you want to play a part in the personal, spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of young people? If so, how about becoming an RE teacher?

We’ve designed our highly-rated PGCE Secondary Education in RE, so that you explore a variety of approaches to delivering quality RE and learn how to confidently devise and deliver interesting and inspiring lessons to pupils of all secondary ages and abilities.

The course has QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) built in and students will apply for a position as a secondary school teacher during the course of their studies and teaching practice.

Course summary

You will begin the course by understanding the needs of individual learners, learning to notice, understand and implement key teaching strategies.

Working with individual groups of pupils in school, you'll gradually building up to the teaching of whole classes in the second phase.

This will involve fostering the appropriate levels of learning in pupils, corresponding to the requirements of the Teachers' Standard.

We draw on a broad range of teaching and learning strategies, including ICT workshops, videos, visits and hands-on practical work with artefacts and resources, as well as more traditional teaching methods.

You will look at the role of a religious education teacher, working with faith communities to look at the aims of RE in spiritual and moral development and you will use a variety of approaches towards teaching, including relationships with ICT and citizenship, to create a better learning experience for students.

We believe that experience is not enough - what is vital is to be able to unpick and reflect on experiences.

You will deconstruct classroom learning activities into their constituent parts, and then build them up again and implement them in the classroom. Your personal tutor will meet with you throughout the year to discuss your progress, and your subject mentor will support your development towards QTS at your placement.

Tuition fees

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£ 10,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Cumbria

  • University League Table

    117th

  • Campus address

    University of Cumbria, Registered Office, Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, England

A number of scholarships for undergraduates to the value of 50% of tuition costs for the first year, including the International Scholarship Programme.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 81 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    115 58%

    59th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    83 83%

    22nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    36th

    34

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