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Primary: Modern Languages PGCE

Key information
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Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Modern Languages Teaching / Training Teaching In Primary Schools

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This 39-week route is a development of the successful PGCE Primary Education course. The specialist route in Modern Languages is focused on Key Stage 1 (5-7 years) and Key Stage 2 (7-11 years). This route addresses the national requirement for primary children to be taught a Modern Language and will be ideal for those graduates who wish to teach primary age children while retaining a focus on languages. The course is assessed through observation during teaching placements and written assignments. To gain a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) students need to complete three 4,000 word assignments at FHEQ level 7 (Masters), and two blocks of School Experience.

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

01-SEP-19

Modules

The Core Curriculum module will develop your confidence and enjoyment to teach English, Mathematics and Science. Through lively and interactive seminars, you will develop your subject, curriculum and pedagogical knowledge in all three subjects. It will equip you to take a critical and reflective view of each subject’s curriculum and pedagogies. You will develop a detailed understanding of the distinctive features of each subject area and explore relevant research concerning children’s learning in that subject. By linking your learning to school experience, the module will promote the necessary competencies and understanding you need to plan, teach and assess the core curriculum effectively.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Please contact university and ask about this fee

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students must have GCSE passes in English, Maths and Science at grade C / 4 or above (or equivalent); students must have a suitable Honours degree (usually upper second class or above); personal statement is important. it should convince us that students are serious about teaching as a career; Reference to any experience you have of observation or working in a primary school; students need to have a minimum of 2 weeks experience in an appropriate school before interview; students on the Modern Language route will usually also need to have an A2 or above in French or Spanish at grade A -C (or the equivalent) and the ability to be sufficiently proficient in that language to carry out training requirements and teaching within a primary placement; Evidence of proficiency will be sought at interview.

University information

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