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Secondary Geography (Age Phase 11-16) PGCE with QTS

Secondary Geography (Age Phase 11-16) PGCE with QTS

Key information
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Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Earth Sciences / Geography Teaching Teaching In Secondary Schools

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This programme will equip you with a range of academic, professional and vocational knowledge, understanding, skills and values necessary to become a high quality and skilled teacher of Geography. You will experience professional training, delivered to the highest standards, immersing you in the very latest teaching and learning pedagogies. The aim is to develop your reflective and analytical skills as well as providing practical experience in planning effective lessons and learning strategies, hands-on classroom experience, and opportunities to further your own subject knowledge. The programme is acknowledged to be at the cutting edge of new approaches to innovative Geography education in the classroom as well as incorporating an excellent fieldwork experience. If you have a degree in or featuring Geography and want to develop secondary school pupils’ practical research skills and knowledge of the world around them, this is the programme for you.

Successful completion of this programme will allow you to be recommended for QTS status and progress onto employment as a Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT) of Geography at secondary school level. Our proactive careers service can help you to find job vacancies and offers in-depth advice on teacher job applications and interviews, to help you secure work. Teaching is a rewarding job and there are many ways in which you could progress in your career, either in the classroom or in a leadership role.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

This module enables you to consider effective teaching in geography through the discussion and evaluation of alternative approaches. In addition, the module will analyse the role of geography in the curriculum and examine how it contributes to a range of whole-school issues. There will be a clear focus on the planning, teaching and assessment cycle, which lies at the heart of the most effective professional practice, and on evaluation and review, which lies at the heart of ongoing professional development.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have: A first or second class Honours degree from a UK university (or equivalent qualification); GCSE English Language and Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent qualification); Satisfactory levels of Information and Communications Technology competence; A commitment to and understanding of secondary education, demonstrating the personal attributes, values and motivation required to train as a teacher.

University information

Edge Hill University’s award-winning 160-acre campus is located close to the North West Town of Ormskirk, near to Liverpool and Manchester. The University has been a provider of higher education for over 130 years, originally starting life as a teacher training college. Edge Hill’s aim is to create opportunity from knowledge, an ethos which the institution has achieved, as recognised by a range of awards and high-rankings for its outstanding...more