Taught course

PGCE Religious Education

Institution
Leeds Trinity University · Secondary Education
Qualifications
PGCE

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Entry requirements

  • A good honours degree with a significant proportion in Religious Education.
  • GCSE Grade C (or 4, or accepted equivalent) in English and Mathematics. We offer GCSE equivalency tests to those who have a conditional place on the course but do not already have these qualifications. We accept GCSE equivalencies from the provider Equivalency Testing. Please contact admissions@leedstrinity.ac.uk​ if you are unsure. ​
  • Suitable personal and intellectual qualities required for teaching in secondary schools.
  • Commitment, attitudes and values appropriate to that of a secondary teacher.
  • The ability to read effectively and communicate clearly and accurately in spoken and written standard English.
  • The capacity to meet the Secretary of State's requirements for physical and mental fitness to teach. All successful candidates will be asked to complete a health assessment as part of the entry conditions to the programme.

NB: Candidates with third-class honours degrees will be considered on an individual basis, and normally only if candidates have additional qualifications and/or significant relevant professional experience.

At Leeds Trinity, we treat every applicant on their own merits and value highly the experience you illustrate in your personal statement. Strong applicants also have experience in secondary schools.

For additional entry requirements, visit our website.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Teaching secondary-age children is your chance to share your passion for your subject and inspire the next generation.

Teaching children isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach. Every subject is different, which is why we centre our support on subject-specific knowledge, up-to-date teaching practices and, most importantly, your specific needs as a trainee teacher.

All our PGCE Secondary courses lead to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and the award of a level 7 Postgraduate Certificate in Education.

Do you want to give young people a better understanding of the world around them and allow them to consider the nature of different beliefs and practices of our multi-faith society?

You'll deliver philosophical, ethical and theological frameworks and develop key support skills as you allow pupils to challenge social beliefs.

At Leeds Trinity, we have a long tradition of training graduates to teach Religious Education within both the faith and non-faith sectors. The course will incrementally develop and support you to become an independent, reflective teacher. For more information, visit our website.

Why study with us?

Leeds Trinity University is a well-established and widely respected higher education institution with an excellent reputation for training teachers to work in primary and secondary education settings.

As the premier provider of teacher training in Yorkshire and the Humber region, we offer outstanding courses with strong school partnerships for aspiring teachers.

We offer a variety of routes into the teaching profession, as well as a wide variety of subjects and age phases. So you can select the route best suited for you and your future teaching career.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCE
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Phone
0113 283 7123