Taught course

Secondary Education with History

Institution
Plymouth Marjon University · Department of Education
Qualifications
PGCE(QTS)

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Entry requirements

  • A degree at 2:2 or above
  • GCSE English and Mathematics at grade 4 or grade C or above (or an equivalent qualification)
  • Experience of working with young people

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our specialist PGCE History is a direct route to a career of which you can be proud. History teachers empower young people to study the past and the legacies of the past in the present. Our PGCE History aims to produce dynamic confident, and creative teachers who are committed to making History relevant to students today. It prepares you to teach students to establish historical significance, use primary source evidence, identify continuity and change, analyse cause and consequence, take historical perspectives, and understand the ethical dimension of historical interpretations.

Our PGCE History includes a specific focus on the use of seminars, workshops and fieldwork and develops a range of teaching styles appropriate to the delivery of History within the National Curriculum and GCSE/A Level specifications. History teachers can enable pupils to see the linkages between past and present which is absolutely basic for a good understanding of the condition of being human.

During this varied PGCE History course, trainees acquire a broad and deep understanding of a teacher’s daily activities in challenging and diverse settings and how a History teach contributes to the whole school. Furthermore, our PGCE History trainees take up ‘enhancements’ linked to other curriculum subjects e.g religious education, primary phase or special education needs and diversity.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@marjon.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1752 636700