Taught course

Secondary Religious Education

Institution
University of East London · School of Education and Communities
Qualifications
PGCE

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Entry requirements

Minimum 2.2 Honours degree or above in the subject area applicant plans to teach.

All applicants MUST have GCSE English and Maths grade A*-C.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Applicants applying for postgraduate initial teacher training courses will now need to apply through the DfE for entry in September 2022.

This course leads to the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) for the 11-to-16 age range, which qualifies you to be a teacher in secondary schools in England and Wales. Where possible, we also give you the chance to gain experience in the 11-to-18 age range.

Religious Education (RE) helps to develop young people's religious literacy so that they will develop an understanding and appreciation of the diverse beliefs and practices found in religions and world views today.

Training to teach RE in London offers you the chance to tackle challenging, thought-provoking topics with young people.

You can use your creativity and passion for the subject to develop lessons that help your pupils discuss and answer the most fundamental questions – from belief in God to the meaning and purpose of life.

By training as a religious education teacher, you can help your pupils become compassionate young adults, respectful of religious and cultural differences.

We are proud of our longstanding practice of supporting non-traditional students. Although many of our students will have a degree in religious studies, we welcome applications from those with a degree in other disciplines, provided applicants can demonstrate a genuine passion for understanding the religious world, and sound subject knowledge of religious and secular traditions.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,250
International students
£13,320

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Applicant Enquiries
Email
study@uel.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 208 223 3333