• Application Deadline
  • 36 months


History is important: it shapes our lives and moulds our identities.

  • The History element of the course allows you to examine a wide range of themes and issues across a range of nations and periods.
  • Focusing on the cultural, political, social and economic aspects of historical change, you will be encouraged to study particular areas of historical interest and controversy in depth.
  • In your studies, you will learn the essential historical techniques of critical analysis, research methods and the skills required for handling and processing information.

This  History with Secondary Education (QTS) (Hons) course at the University of Wolverhampton complies with the statutory guidance from the Department for Education for Initial Teacher Training courses.

The programme

The range of modules you will study includes a core module in Year 1, which concentrates on the fundamentals of History as a discipline, along with a range of other options the help diversify and broaden your historical understanding. The modules available to you have been selected specifically to bolster your knowledge of topics which are likely to arise at Key Stage 3 and in the more popular GCSE and A-Level options at English secondary schools.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Campaigning and Citizenship: Women in Britain and its Empire from 1800 to 1950
  • Early Modern England
  • Europe and the Americas
  • Subject-specific Pedagogy: Justifying the Specialist Subject
  • The Making of Modern Britain, c1700 - c1819
  • The Pursuit of History

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

Applicants must have achieved a standard equivalent to a grade 4 (previously Grade C) in the GCSE English and Mathematics. 

Please note we do NOT accept GCSE Equivalent Tests from other institutions or organisations and be aware that not all equivalency tests are accepted.


  • CCC grades from A Levels (excluding A Level General Studies and A Level Critical Thinking).

Other requirements:

  • To have taken part in a rigorous selection process designed to assess your readiness to train to teach which will include as a minimum both an interview and audit of your subject knowledge.
    • To have taken and passed the professional skills tests prior to entry.

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      12250 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
    • EU/EEA

      9250 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    Living costs for Birmingham

    • 765 - 1140 GBP/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


    The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages.

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