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Secondary Education (11-18) With Qualified Teacher Status - Geography

Secondary Education (11-18) With Qualified Teacher Status - Geography

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Study mode

Full time


38 weeks

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Teaching In Secondary Schools Teacher / Trainer Assessment Secondary Schools (General)

Course type


Course Summary

Course Overview

Train to become an outstanding secondary school teacher and make a positive impact on young people’s lives. You’ll be qualified to teach 11–18-year-olds across a rewarding career.

Through a carefully structured, supportive and engaging curriculum, this course will:

  • Help you develop a deep understanding of how children learn
  • Equip you with the subject knowledge and skills to become a confident and successful teacher
  • Be led by our vastly experienced subject experts to support your development as a true specialist

Teaching & Learning

Independent study is a crucial part of learning at university and you will be required to undertake many hours of self-directed research and reading, and preparation and writing of assessments. Your course is delivered through a number of modules, which will help you to plan your time and establish a study routine. Outside of your lectures, workshops and tutorials, a range of support is available to assist with your independent study. Our subject-specific librarians will be on hand to direct you to the specialist learning and study-skill resources. You’ll also be assigned an academic advisor to give you tailored feedback and support.


This course meets the requirements for Qualified Teacher Status and our student teachers go on to be an essential part of the education workforce locally, nationally and globally. On completion, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to work as a qualified secondary school teacher. You’ll make a genuine difference to the lives of young people and inspire future generations across a hugely rewarding career.


Secondary Subject Studies - Core
Professional Values & Practice - Core
School Placement - Core

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

Applicants should have at least a lower second-class honours degree relevant to secondary education in or related to the subject area the candidate is applying for. GCSE English Language and Maths at Grade 4 (Grade C for those sitting their GCSE before 2017) or above, or an equivalent award including some equivalency tests, are required prior to the course start (Evidence should usually be provided by 1 September). Functional Skills and the Certificate in Adult Numeracy/Literacy are not accepted in place of GCSEs.