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Secondary English Education with QTS

Edge Hill University

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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Successful completion of the programme leads to recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status. This programme provides an exciting opportunity to study English at degree level while training to become an outstanding professional teacher. If you are passionate about English, it will enable you to study the subject in detail and begin the journey towards becoming a secondary school English teacher. You will benefit from being trained by excellent practitioners both in schools and in our high quality facilities. You will receive individually tailored support from subject experts in schools and experienced tutors in University, allowing you to work towards subject competencies and certification.

Course details

Modules

Please visit our website for information on available modules.

Assessment method

You will be assessed in a number of ways including work based on your classroom experience where you will demonstrate how to plan effectively, undertake assessment and to develop your subject knowledge. You will also carry out assessments and assignments such as verbal presentations, posters, essays and practical notebooks. As you progress from observer to teacher in school, you will be assessed through lesson observation reports. 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:

  • Secondary

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How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeXQ13
Institution code E42
Campus nameOrmskirk (Main Campus)
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 3

International applicants

International students should visit our <a href="https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/international">website</a> for further information.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 112 points An A Level at minimum grade C (or equivalent) in English or a related subject is required. 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 study@edgehill.ac.uk. To apply for entry onto the second year of this programme please use course code XQ1J.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/study/apply/entry-requirements/

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Interview


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £12250 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Secondary English Education with QTS at Edge Hill University - UCAS