Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Secondary Religious Education

This secondary teacher training course leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) subject to satisfactory performance in skills tests. Students complete teaching placements in 2 11�16 or 11�18 schools. This allows the student to experience the progression from Key Stage 3 to 5. The PGCE also gives the student 60 Master's level credits, which can be used towards a Master's degree.Students study and complete teaching placements to develop the skills, knowledge and enthusiasm needed to teach pupils with a range of abilities in both secondary school and college settings.

Entry requirements

All applicants need GCSE mathematics and English language at grade C or above (or equivalent); students consider applicants who are in the process of obtaining the relevant GCSEs; students must also have a degree in religious studies, theology, philosophy or biblical studies; prior to application, some voluntary work experience in the classroom would be invaluable; international students must also have an IELTS score of 6.5.

Course modules

Modules include: Developing and reflecting on professional practice in secondary religious education; learning and teaching in context in religious education; block placement 1; block placement 2.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include research projects, individual and group work, presentations and reports, preparing teaching materials and plans and teaching practice.

Sponsorship information

Bursaries are available for full-time students; TDA funding and support is only available for successful applicants who possess a 2.2 degree or above (or equivalent).


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
City Campus Sheffield S1 1WB Yorkshire and the Humber

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