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Geography Secondary Education PGCE

Geography Secondary Education PGCE

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Full time | Sir Tom Cowie Campus | 1 year | SEP

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Full time


1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Earth Sciences / Geography Teaching Teaching In Secondary Schools

Course type


Course Summary


Geography Secondary Education PGCE will qualify you to teach Geography at Secondary level in any state-maintained school in England and Wales.

This one-year course blends theoretical knowledge with carefully supervised teaching experience. You will attend placements in a variety of educational settings, to gain a broad understanding of the realities of Secondary level teaching.

Why us?

  • ‘World-leading’ research in Education, according to the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF)
  • The University of Sunderland has a LOTC (Learning Outside the Classroom) quality mark, demonstrating high quality fieldwork experiences

Career ready

This degree awards Qualified Teacher Status, which means that when you graduate you’ll be qualified to teach in any state-maintained secondary school in England and Wales. Most graduates from this course go on to teach in secondary schools.


You will identify an educational intervention and explore its use, impact and influence upon the learning of one or more pupils.

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Entry requirements

Our typical offer is: a 3 year (4 year for Engineering) graduation degree from an AICTE / UGC recognised University; a 3 year (4 year for Engineering) graduation degree from an AICTE / UGC recognised University. In addition to academic qualifications, you must also: Have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check; Complete a medical pro forma (based on DFEE Circular 8/92).