Liverpool Hope University

Liverpool Hope University

Secondary Education (History)

Successful completion of this course leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). Approximately 20 weeks of the course spent on placement.

Entry requirements

Candidates must hold a minimum of a 2.1 degree with at least 50 percent in history; GCSE grade C or equivalent in English and mathematics; a minimum 10 days secondary school observation. It is a government requirement that applicants take the numeracy and literacy skills tests. Students must ensure they have passed them both before the start of the course. If invited for interview, all candidates will undertake a short literacy test. Any offer of a place on the programme is made conditional on satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and a satisfactory fitness to teach declaration. School experience is desirable but not essential; applicants would need to demonstrate some awareness of current school practices and a knowledge of the history curriculum.

Course modules

Part 1: initial skills assessment; part 2: training plan; part 3: synoptic assessment; part 4: assignments subject to final assessment by external examiner.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hope Park Liverpool L16 9JD North West

Key information

Student Recruitment Team
Telephone number: 
0151 291 3111