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Successful completion of the programme leads to recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). This programme is ideal if you are passionate about religious education, want to teach in secondary schools and gain Qualified Teacher Status. You will study Religion as a modern, living phenomenon that has a real impact on society today as well as how to become an excellent RE teacher. You must be open-minded with a desire to explore beliefs and use your imaginative approach to communicate impartial and considered views.
Please visit our website for information on available modules.
Your university work will be assessed as coursework, often academic essays, which can take a variety of forms, including creative work and portfolios of evidence where you will demonstrate how to plan effectively, undertake assessment and to develop your subject knowledge. In school, as you progress from observer to teacher, you will be assessed through lesson observations carried out by mentors in school and tutors from Edge Hill. Your professional development will be mapped against the Teachers’ Standards (2012) for the award of QTS. There are no formal written examinations as part of the current assessment methods on this programme.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Ormskirk (Main Campus)|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 3
International students should visit our website for further information: www.edgehill.ac.uk/international
|UCAS Tariff||112 points||An A Level at minimum grade C (or equivalent) in Religious Studies or a related subject is preferred. GCSE English Language and Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent) is also required.|
|A level||BBC||Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations. A combination of A Level and BTEC awards may also be accepted.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations. A combination of A Level and BTEC awards may also be accepted.|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 15 credits M: 30 credits P: 0 credits||Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H3, H3||A minimum of five subjects at Grade H1-H3 will be required.|
As long as you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as the Welsh Baccalaureate and Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/offers or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected] To apply for entry onto the second year of this programme please use course code XV63.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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