Ages 11 - 16 Secondary
Historical thinking underpins all the dimensions in our vision. Supporting our student teachers to develop young people’s ability to think historically by engaging them in the process of historical enquiry is one of the distinctive features of our History PGCE curriculum. The programme is both highly practical and deeply theoretical. It engages student teachers with a wide range of inspirational thinking and outstanding practice in history education. It encourages critical reflection and deep thought about the purpose of history education, the nature of the history curriculum and the value of different pedagogical strategies.
UK tuition fees (2023/24)
Overseas tuition fees (2023/24)
Early application is advised as programmes may close as soon as places are filled. Applicants should check the government website for the latest vacancy information.
This course will give you everything you need to face the classroom, both the pedagogical theory and the practical skills to be an inspiring teacher.
Our gradual immersion approach will introduce you to the classroom progressively, from one pupil to the whole class.
Placement in very diverse, carefully chosen schools will allow you to learn from different contexts and be prepared to teach in any school.
With a PGCE you can start teaching as soon as you complete the course and are recommended for Qualified Teacher Status.
IOE, UCL's Faculty of Education and Society, has been ranked 1st in the world for education for nine years running in the QS World University Subject Rankings.
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