Taught course

PGCE Secondary Modern Foreign Languages (French, German, Spanish)

Institution
University of Reading · Institute of Education
Qualifications
PGCE

Entry requirements

You are normally required to have a good undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) plus grade C or above in GCSE mathematics and English or equivalent. You will need to have spent some time observing practice in a maintained secondary school, pass the Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) skills tests and undertake a criminal record and occupational health check.

Months of entry

September

Course content

* Has consistently been judged as excellent in both internal and external reviews, and is widely acknowledged as one of the best modern foreign language courses in the country
* Gives RPTs a theoretical framework for language teaching closely integrated with practical advice on the preparation and delivery of effective and engaging language lessons
* Taught by staff with wide practical experience in schools and international reputations as experts in the field of MFL teaching and learning

Education at Reading

Our Institute of Education is an established leading provider of high-quality training and research in education. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework assessment (2014), 80% of our research was rated as world leading or internationally excellent, with a global impact on educational policy and practice.

Our passion for transforming lives through education is at the heart of our commitment to developing caring, reflective, professional educational practitioners. Our networks and the impact of our work are both local and global. Locally, we have well-established partnerships with over 300 schools, which we work closely with to train the next generation of outstanding teachers. Globally, our research, consultancy and other projects extend to countries as varied as China, Jamaica, the USA and Singapore.

At master’s level, we offer a broad range of courses including a flexible MA Education with specialised pathways; certificates in Early Years Practice, Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo) and Reflective Practice; and an extensive range of teacher training courses with first-rate placements. Additionally, we co-deliver an MA English Language Education course with Guangdong University of Foreign Studies.

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,250
International students
£15,680

Qualification and course duration

PGCE

full time
10 months

Course contact details

Name
Global Recruitment Team
Email
student.recruitment@reading.ac.uk