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Secondary Education (Modern Languages, Spanish) PGCE

Secondary Education (Modern Languages, Spanish) PGCE

Key information
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Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Modern Languages Teaching / Training Spanish Language Teaching In Secondary Schools

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course enables you to explore the challenges that face both teachers and learners of the Spanish language in Britain today, the strategies for language acquisition in all its practical skills and the need for cultural awareness within the European dimension. The University-based term offers a solid grounding in the communicative approach to language teaching, which also puts emphasis on language as structure, as recommended in the National Curriculum. This part of the course includes interactive, practical workshops and seminars, peer teaching and assessment, subject-specific lectures, small group work and discussions. The school-based terms are spent in dynamic MFL departments of a wide choice of schools across the South West.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

36 weeks

Start date

SEP

Modules

The Professional Studies component introduces you to key educational ideas and principles within a range of educational contexts. The module is followed throughout the year with both University and school-based elements and is concerned with classroom issues, whole school issues and the role of education in the wider society. The principle aims of the module are to: enable you to gain an understanding of a range of contemporary education policies and issues, theory and practice; support you in reflecting critically on children's learning and development, pedagogy and teachers' roles and responsibilities; and support you to meet the Standards for Qualified Teacher Status.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£9,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£17,600

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students will normally be expected to have a good Honours degree in Spanish (minimum of a 2:2). Other qualifications of degree level equivalence will be considered, e.g. Final Diploma of Institute of Linguists. Native speakers of Spanish should hold a qualification equivalent to a UK degree at a minimum of a 2:2, usually a minimum of 3 years of study at an institution of Higher Education.

University information

The University of Exeter is a public research university that is a member of the leading research- oriented UK universities, the Russell Group, The European University Association and the AMBA. As demonstrated in the REF 2014, 98% of the University of Exeter’s postgraduate research has been rated to be of international quality. Out of their 23,613 students, 4,681 of these are postgraduates. There are three main campuses to study at, with most...more