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Secondary Modern Languages (including School Direct) with QTS PGCE (Core)

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    Riverside Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Share and inspire the fascinating study of different languages through teaching Modern Languages, and enjoy developing young people’s language skills through your subject specialism.

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?

During the course, you will learn how to encourage young people’s language skills through your subject specialism.

The Subject Enrichment Week for Modern Foreign Languages trainees has allowed individuals to pursue specific directed work in their chosen countries. Many trainees choose to visit schools abroad to look at how languages are taught. It offers a welcome opportunity to brush up on second language proficiency and collect resources for use in the classroom.

  • "The MFL course is well structured and taught. It ties in neatly with the development of teaching in school."
  • "I have been able to explore many ideas and aspects of MFL methodology and theory and put them into practice in school."

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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

  • 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

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