Taught course

Religious Education

Institution
Leeds Trinity University · Secondary Education
Qualifications
PGCE

Entry requirements

  • A good honours degree (2ii or above) with a significant proportion of Theology or Religious Studies.​
  • GCSE Grade C (or accepted equivalent) English and Mathematics. We offer our GCSE equivalency tests to those who have a conditional place on the course but do not already have these qualifications.
  • Suitable personal and intellectual qualities required for teaching in secondary schools.
  • Commitment, attitudes and values appropriate to that of a secondary teacher.
  • Ability to read effectively and c​ommunicate clearly and accurately in spoken and written Standard English, and to have passed the DFE Professional Skills Tests in numeracy and literacy.
  • 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

Months of entry

September

Course content

This PGCE programme is for graduates who wish to teach Religious Education in secondary schools. Leeds Trinity University offers Initial Teacher Training courses in a number of subject areas. Students are registered for a Postgraduate Certificate in Education qualification (FHEQ Level 7), and are recommended for the award of QTS to the DfE/NCTL.

Course benefits

  • The secondary programme will prepare you to teach within the 11-16 age phase and opportunities can be provided to develop particular interests at Key Stage 3, 4 or post 16.
  • We are a well-established provider of Religious Education teachers with strong links with schools in Yorkshire and across the North East.
  • The employment rate of our students is very high. Our graduates take up teaching posts across the UK as well as within our partnership schools.
  • The course is suitable for applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds who have the talent and desire to teach, and the ability to train to become the next generation of teachers.

Qualification and course duration

PGCE

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
hello@leedstrinity.ac.uk
Phone
​+44 (0) 113 283 7150