Taught course

Secondary Geography PGCE

University of Brighton · School of Education

Entry requirements

Normally an honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in the subject specialism or a subject that is directly relevant.

Months of entry


Course content

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Our (Secondary) Geography PGCE leads to the award of Qualified Teacher Status for the 11–16 age range and offers enrichment opportunities to teach age 16–18.

We will equip you with the skills and knowledge to become a confident and competent geography teacher. Content is regularly updated so you can be confident that your working knowledge is based on current theory and practice.

Our teaching graduates' benefit from excellent employment rates that are consistently above the sector average. Plus, we’ll continue to support you through your first few years as an early career teacher.

At Brighton you’ll train to teach with an Ofsted ‘outstanding’ provider and be educated by an expert team who have their own successful experience as secondary geography practitioners.

You’ll gain practical experiences in two carefully selected schools – we have over 600 placement partners offering a variety of opportunities in large, small, urban and rural settings. We’ll make sure you are fully prepared and supported to make the most of your time in school-based training.

At university you’ll learn in our specialist facilities and use our curriculum centre which has over 30,000 resources to support you in the classroom.

You could be eligible for a £25,000 bursary if you are looking to start this course in 2024. 

Brighton is one of the UKs largest teacher training universities and has been educating teachers and leaders for over 100 years.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCE
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course enquiries
01273 644644