Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University

Secondary Education (History, 11-18)

This programme prepares graduates for the demands of teaching the 11-18 age range in the secondary sector; upon completion, students are recommended for Qualified Teacher Status, enabling them to teach in schools on completion of the programme.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree in history, or a combined degree in history and another closely related subject; other related degree subjects such as government and politics may be considered in some circumstances; an MA in history is considered where the undergraduate degree is in a different subject or does not meet the degree entry requirements; GCSEs (grade C or above) in English language and mathematics or equivalents acceptable to the University; a minimum of 10 days recent and relevant school experience on application. Applicants are strongly encouraged to have passed skills tests in literacy and numeracy prior to an interview.

Course modules

Modules include: Professional placement � module 1; professional studies � module 2; curriculum studies in history � module 3; enhanced studies � module 4.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a combination of professional placements and course work.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT1 1QU South East

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