Religious Education is an incredibly important part of a school’s curriculum. It contributes significantly to the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of pupils and promotes diversity.If you’re aspiring to become a secondary religious education (RE) teacher, this course will help you on your way. Our Secondary Religious Education BA(Hons) course with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) gives you the chance to undertake a number of specialist modules to develop both your teaching skills and your knowledge of religion within contemporary society.A key focus is gaining an in-depth understanding of ethics and world religions, including Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and Sikhism. As part of the education modules, we’ll help prepare you for the classroom, focusing on behaviour and assessment for learning, inclusion, the RE curriculum and ways to teach RE that can make the subject come alive for young people. We know there’s no substitute for learning how to teach in the classroom environment, so we give you lots of opportunity to gain practical experience across our partnership schools. In fact, you’ll undertake a range of placements throughout the course. As part of your placements you’ll be able to observe experienced teachers, gain hands-on experience and benefit from one-to-one mentoring. It’s all designed to help you develop your skills and move on to become an outstanding teacher. While you’re studying at Huddersfield, you’ll be able to access our extensive professional and academic network, not to mention our excellent facilities and specialist equipment.