University of Brighton
Religious Studies (Secondary Education)
This course is offered on a non-modular basis; this course prepares graduates to teach in secondary schools; students are assessed against the national standards in order to be recommended for the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS); the opportunity to undertake Master's-level study within the course facilitates progression to an Master of Arts education award after completion of the PGCE; this specialism extends knowledge and skills in the teaching of the principal religious faiths and of ethics; the course comprises 4 strands: subject study and subject education; education studies; placements; and professional development; students consider pedagogical issues within curriculum development, and the learning and teaching strategies pertinent to the specialist subject, regularly reflecting upon, analysing, recording and evaluating their own learning experience; students have the opportunity to develop a creative and constructively critical approach towards innovation within their specialism, and the capacity to improve practice; there are 2 placements in 2 different schools/colleges with the opportunity to visit further schools and colleges as part of the peer observation programme.
Degree at 2.1 or equivalent; GCSE English language and mathematics, minimum grade C or equivalent; in-house tests available for candidates without qualifications in mathematics and English; IELTS (English proficiency): 6.5 overall and 6 in writing; interview; satisfactory health check; Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) enhanced disclosure check.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PGCE (professional)||Full-time||-||1 years|
|PGCE (professional)||Part-time||-||16 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Falmer Campus||Brighton||BN1 9PH||South East|