|Study location||United Kingdom, Winchester|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£11,600 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
- A good Honours degree (second-class or higher) in Religious Studies, Theology, Philosophy or a related field with a strong element of religious or philosophical study
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS: 6.5 overall with 6.5 in Writing
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
- Interview is a part of admission process
This course combines a tradition of high-quality provision in Theology and Religious Studies with a national reputation for Initial Teacher Education (Ofsted Outstanding 2010/11).
The programme is flexible and adaptable to the individual needs of students. Study is designed to give students the theoretical knowledge and professional skills to teach RE in secondary schools. Students may prepare to teach the 11-16 or 11-18 age ranges. They also have the opportunity to gain Masters level credits (up to 60 credits).
The programme consists of seven modules, all of which have to be completed for the award of PGCE with recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). Throughout the course, students develop an understanding of both the theory and practice of teaching RE using a range of learning and teaching approaches. Students are supported in developing practical classroom skills both in teaching RE and in the teacher’s wider professional role.
The programme leads to a PGCE Secondary Religious Education with a recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). Graduates go on to obtain teaching positions in various secondary schools and other school settings (such as academies, comprehensives, special schools, independent schools, pupil referral units and Sixth Form colleges) as highly successful RE teachers and leaders.