Taught course

PGCE Leisure and Tourism (14-19)

Canterbury Christ Church University · Postgraduate Initial Teacher Education - POINTED

Entry requirements

A good honours degree (2:2 or above) in Leisure and Tourism, Travel and Tourism, Sport and Recreation or Tourism Management or related areas. In some exceptional cases, an unrelated degree is acceptable if you have a significant employment background. English and Maths at GCSE (grade C or above) or equivalent for Secondary (14-19). To have passed the government's skills tests in literacy and numeracy. In addition to the academic requirements, you should also have a recommended period of at least ten days school experience in the year prior to application, preferably in a UK state school, observing the age group and curriculum relevant to the PGCE course for which an application is being made.

Months of entry


Course content

The 14-19 PGCE in Leisure and Tourism/Sport is a nine month innovative and intensive programme preparing graduates for the demands of teaching the 14-19 age range in the secondary and Lifelong Learning sectors. You will be awarded a PGCE and recommended for Qualified Teacher Status, enabling you to teach in schools. The programme is also designed to provide a strong foundation for working in the Lifelong Learning sector, especially FE, with recommendations for Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS).

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Admissions (PGCE)
+44 (0)1227 782420