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Course summary

Course overview Teaching is an extremely rewarding and challenging career. Our course is designed to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to be an outstanding teacher. We aim to nurture teachers who are passionate about the development of their own and their pupils' learning. Why study this course with us? During the course, you will learn how to encourage young people’s understanding of History through your subject specialism. The course is intended to produce Secondary History teachers who are reflective practitioners and who will be: enthusiastic and confident in the classroom pedagogically skilful and adaptable specialists in the teaching of history aware of how young people learn history able to see their subject in the context of the whole curriculum competent in a number of areas that cross Secondary school curriculum boundaries and see History in the wider context, contributing to pupils' personal, social, moral, spiritual and cultural development able to work as part of a team. The course is designed to ensure you are confident in all basic national curriculum requirements.

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:

  • Secondary

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally: hold or be expected to gain a minimum 2:1 honours degree have GCSE grade C/grade 4 or above in English Language and Maths.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Home Students Our full-time PGCE tuition fees for UK students entering University in 2022/23 are £9,250 a year.
PGCE Secondary History (29NF) at University of Chester - UCAS