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Aspiring secondary teacher? Let us show you how to inspire in the classroom and shape young lives in your community. Explore how children develop, then apply your skills on placement.

The Faculty of Education has been at the forefront of teacher education for over 135 years and today enjoys the enviable position of being one of the country’s leading providers of education, training, and research for the children’s workforce.

You will be taught by a range of highly qualified and experienced tutors who are committed to supporting you throughout the programme and providing you with the opportunities to succeed. Tutors are enthusiastic about their subjects and will model good practise. This will enable you to develop your own teaching and style.

Our experienced tutors at Edge Hill and the expert teachers in your placement schools will help you succeed. We’ll support you throughout your degree and as you take your first steps as a newly qualified teacher. Successful completion of this course leads to recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

Discover more about our three-year secondary undergraduate programmes with QTS

BA (Hons) Secondary English Education with QTS

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Prepare to teach everything from Shakespeare to the Romantic age to modernist literature as you study one of the core subjects of the national curriculum. Experience life working in schools and gain recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status when you graduate.

Find out more about Secondary English Education with QTS Read Lina’s story

BSc (Hons) Secondary Mathematics Education with QTS

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A great teacher can show their pupils that Mathematics is a way of communicating and understanding the world. Join this exciting degree to gain recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status. Pass on your passion for Mathematics to pupils when you graduate.

Help pupils grasp the basics of geometry. Deliver calculus masterclasses to gifted young mathematicians. Show students how statistical techniques can have real-world applications. At Edge Hill, you’ll learn how to become a great maths teacher whilst putting your knowledge into practise on school placements.

Find out more about Secondary Mathematics Education with QTS Read Hafsah’s story

BA (Hons) Secondary Religious Education with QTS

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Explore everything from Eastern Dharma to The Bible in the Modern World as you learn to excel at teaching RE. Visit religious communities, experience life working in schools and gain recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status.

What does it mean to be a great teacher? Study with us and we’ll think about the values that underpin the profession, develop your knowledge of the major world faiths, and learn the craft and pedagogy of teaching.

Find out more about Secondary Religious Education with QTS Read Claire’s story

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Make your university application count. Apply online by the UCAS deadline on Wednesday 31 January to join us in September 2024. Read our how to apply guide for more information about the application process.

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