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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 course will develop highly qualified, effective and confident teacher of geography, studying with a specialist to gain the knowledge and skills to use a variety of different approaches to teaching their specialist subject; and achieve Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). This course will explore students understanding of teaching and learning secondary geography, as they apply their subject knowledge and expertise to planning teaching and managing the geography classroom.

Students can develop their creativity and team-working skills, preparing them to influence and lead in educational settings and enhancing their own sense of independence. The assignments and documentary evidence are managed through a web folio, bringing together their experiences and activities into a coherent structure. It will help to engage in critical self-evaluation of their practice, enabling them to identify areas of strength and areas for future development. During the course you will spend around 70% of your time in placement schools where you will be trained across the 11-16 age range. You will develop the skills and knowledge to teach geography in a creative and imaginative way, using a variety of different approaches. You will also engage with relevant research literature and develop the skills of a reflective and research informed practitioner. On completion of the course will have the appropriate attitude, knowledge, skills and understanding to meet the needs of the children's and schools' workforce agenda and to lead learning and initiate change in educational settings. Students will also achieve Professional Graduate Certificate in Education award in this course.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

The Research Informed Teacher
The Reflective Teacher
The Subject Specialist (Secondary Geography)
The Professional Teacher

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

The tuition fee is £9250. The mentioned fee is for 18/19 entry, there would be slight increase for 19/20 entry.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

The tuition fee is £11500. The mentioned fee is for 18/19 entry, there would be slight increase for 19/20 entry.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent. Students should have GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent) in Maths, English. Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, School-based experience and must possess a minimum 2:2 honours degree or equivalent in the subject for which you are applying to teach or a degree of which at least 50% is in that subject.