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What will I learn?

For the vast majority of the world’s population, religious beliefs and practices are a part of daily life. Our course aims to help you further develop and share your interests in religious beliefs within an educational environment, raising cultural awareness amongst young people.

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 Religious Education course has a strong emphasis on cultural awareness and trainees will work closely with other trainees at a number of points during the year to enhance this awareness. The University has strong links with the local Development Education Centre.

Religious Education trainees will gain experience in schools within the area, enriching their practice and subject knowledge, developing knowledge and understanding for their future careers.

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

Careers and Employability

Student Futures aims to deliver a service which is inclusive, impartial, welcoming, informed and tailored to your personal goals and aspirations, to enable you to develop as an individual and contribute to the business and community in which you will live and work.

Which department am I in?

Education and Children's Services

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£13,450.00 (US$ 14,574) per year
Additional cost applicable.

This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

September 2022

Venue

Wheeler

Wheeler Building,

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

Students from countries outside the UK are expected to have entry qualifications roughly equivalent to British Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) for postgraduate study. We accept a wide range of qualifications and consider all applications individually on merit. We may also consider appropriate work experience. They need IELTS academic 6.5 (no less than 5.5 in any band), TOEFL iBT overall score: 88 with minimum sub skill: Listening 17, Reading 18, Speaking 20, and Writing 17.

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

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About University of Chester

The University of Chester is home to 15,000 students from 130 countries and is currently ranked second-best in the UK for international students.

  • Ranked second-best in the UK for international students
  • ·200+ courses available with a focus on practical learning
  • Diverse international student body
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