Taught course

Secondary Modern Languages (Age Phase 11-16) with QTS

Edge Hill University · Faculty of Education

Entry requirements

To join this PGCE you should have: first degree from a UK higher education institution or equivalent qualification; degree classification usually at 2:2 or above (exceptions may be made); GCSE English Language and Mathematics at grade C or above (or equivalent qualification); satisfactory levels of ICT competence; demonstrable interest in teaching within the curriculum area. You will be required to meet the Department for Children, Schools and Families standards for physical and mental fitness to teach and clearance to work with children. QTS Skills Tests will form part of the entry requirements for academic year 2013/14.

French, German, Mandarin, Spanish and Urdu

Months of entry


Course content

This programme will equip you with a range of academic, professional and vocational skills, values and understanding required to become a high quality and proficient teacher of languages. A comprehensive programme, this PGCE enables you to learn innovative teaching methods whilst developing your own language abilities. You will also receive support to develop a second language to ensure you have more to offer prospective employers.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Information, Advice and Guidance Team
+44 (0)1695 657000