Taught course

General Primary with QTS - Modern Foreign Languages specialism

University of Cumbria · Faculty of Education

Entry requirements

Normally a first degree, or its equivalent with a minimum of 2:2 honours. Three GCSEs at minimum grade C or above to include English language, mathematics and science (including biology, chemistry or physics). All successful applicants must have met this requirement by 31 July 2016. Successful completion of the QTS skills test in literacy and numeracy before the start of the course. More detailed selection criteria are available on the course listing page of the university website.

Months of entry


Course content

If you're enthusiastic about languages and want to pass your knowledge to the next generation, then we're here to get you started on an exciting career as a languages teacher! Our highly-rated PGCE course will give you the knowledge and skills to be an effective teacher, developing independent learning techniques and self-motivation that will be valuable throughout your career.

This programme will give you 60 credits towards an MA in Education, furthering your study with incredible ease. Our highly-committed and effective tutors will support you in studying 2 modules at masters level, reflecting the very high standards achieved by students on this course. If you're passionate about helping children become fluent in other languages, then we're here to see you put that desire to the best use.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Enquiry Centre
0845 606 1144