What will I learn?

Share and develop your interest in English through teaching, demonstrating the wide range of transferable skills the study of English can provide.

Course overview

Teaching is an extremely rewarding and challenging career. Our course is designed to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to be an outstanding teacher.

We aim to nurture teachers who are passionate about the development of their own and their pupils' learning.

Why study this course with us?

The course intends to produce secondary English teachers who are reflective practitioners, who have a love of the subject, and will be:

  • enthusiastic and confident in the classroom
  • pedagogically skilful and adaptable
  • specialists in the teaching of English
  • aware of how young people learn English
  • knowledgeable across all areas of English – literature and language
  • able to see their subject in the context of the whole curriculum, and understand how the skills of English can transfer across all subjects
  • competent in a number of areas that cross secondary school curriculum boundaries, and able to see English in the wider context - contributing to pupils' personal, social, moral, spiritual and cultural development
  • able to work effectively as part of a team
  • able to critically examine issues raised within the study of the subject
  • prepared for teaching English in the 21st Century

The course is designed to ensure you are confident in all basic national curriculum requirements.

Which department am I in?

Education and Children's Services

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£12,950.00 (US$ 17,552) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Riverside Campus

Riverside,

Castle Drive,

Chester,

Cheshire,

CH1 1SF, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have Bachelor's Degree from a recognised institution with 2.8 or above. IELTS: 6.5 (Min 5.5 in each sub-skill).

For international students

Applicants will normally: hold or be expected to gain a minimum 2:1 degree; and have GCSE grade C/grade 4 or above in English Language and Maths. Students need an IELTS Academic of 6.5 (no less than 5.5 in any band); TOEFL iBT overall score: 88; Min sub skill: Listening- 17, Reading- 18, Speaking- 20, and Writing – 17.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

ADD TO MY FAVOURITES

About University of Chester

The University of Chester is home to students from 130 countries and is the #2 University in the UK for international students (WhatUni? 2020).

  • Ranked #2 the UK for international students (WhatUni? 2020)
  • 200+ courses available with a focus on practical learning
  • Diverse international student body
  • Guaranteed accommodation for international students

Get in touch