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Secondary Geography (including School Direct) with QTS PGCE (Core)

University of Chester

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Course options

  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    Riverside Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Share and develop your interest in geography through teaching, and develop as a reflective practitioner, encouraging and supporting learners.

Course overview

Teaching is an extremely rewarding and challenging career. Our course is designed to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to be an outstanding teacher.

We aim to nurture teachers who are passionate about the development of their own and their pupils' learning.

Why study this course with us?

The course is designed to support, stimulate and develop the emerging Secondary Geography teacher. The main areas of focus will assist in the development of reflective, professional, practitioners eager to engage, contribute and lead in school based learning for children and young adults. Trainees will demonstrate:

  • confidence and enthusiasm that engages and inspires.
  • an understanding of best practice and a growing repertoire of effective learning and teaching methods.
  • a value of and commitment to collaborative learning.
  • a recognition of assessment as a key to successful learning; and develop a range of effective approaches, strategies and techniques that engage and stimulate the learner.
  • an understanding of the place and purpose of the subject within the curriculum today, securely knowing why it is relevant to young people.
  • a wide range of teaching skills being applied in contrasting settings, showing adaptability and flexibility.

The course is designed to ensure you are confident in all basic national curriculum requirements.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    43rd out of 84 7

    42nd out of 71 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    120 58%

    40th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    14th

    22
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    67th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    105 53%

    51st

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    20th

    24
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.34 87%

    8th

    34

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