Taught course

Secondary Education with QTS: Modern Foreign Languages (11-16 years)

University of Cumbria · Faculty of Education

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Entry requirements

A minimum UK 2:2 honours degree or recognised equivalent qualification in French, German or Spanish, or a combination of these. Your degree must contain evidence of a substantial and appropriate level of subject knowledge.

If you don't have an undergraduate degree but do have a Masters or other higher qualification, your application will be considered by our academic tutors on a one-to-one basis.

You should generally have spent a year abroad.

Months of entry


Course content

Love languages? Want to help the next generation become multi-lingual and immerse them into a wonderful world of communication and culture? You can if you train to teach modern foreign languages.

We’ve designed our highly-rated PGCE Secondary Education in Modern Foreign Languages so that you not only learn the National Curriculum framework, but how to develop pupils’ skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing – as well as with cultural awareness.

You will also learn to confidently devise and deliver interesting lessons to engage young learners in language learning and improve their communication skills.

The course has QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) built in and students will apply for a position as a secondary school teacher during the course of their studies and teaching practice.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCE
    full time
    12-24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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