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PGCE Secondary (Geography)
Train to teach secondary level Geography and gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

PGCE Secondary (Geography) / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
PG Certificate in Education
Duration
10 Months ( Full Time)
Entry requirements
  • Minimum 2:2 honours degree in geography or a related subject, eg environmental management or environmental sciences. A minimum of 50% of your degree content should be geography related (if you are unsure, please contact us to discuss your qualifications).
  • 104 UCAS points including a B in geography or a related subject at A-level, excluding AS-levels, General Studies, and counting your three best A-level grades (or equivalent qualifications).
  • Minimum grade C or 4 at GCSE (or equivalent) in English language and mathematics.
  • References which support the suitability of the candidate for teaching
  • A personal statement 

Full entry requirements

How to apply

You should apply through  UCAS Teacher Training .

Applications or CVs sent directly to the University will not be considered.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
PGCE Y N N N

Course overview

  • Become an outstanding secondary school Geography teacher with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
  • Study courses rated as 'outstanding' by Ofsted.
  • Enjoy extensive periods of classroom experience supported by outstanding tutors and mentors.

Open days

Please see our  open day pages for more information about forthcoming open days, taster sessions and twilight sessions.

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • PGCE (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £9,250
    International students (per annum): £18,000

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for international students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.

Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1,000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.

Scholarships/sponsorships

Generous, tax-free funding is available to the best graduates training in a range of subjects. You could get a bursary of £26,000. Information about additional funding options for September 2018 can be found on the Department for Education website .

Home/EU students may be eligible for a repayable tuition fee loan. Home students in England may also be eligible for a repayable student maintenance loan. The loans support available to PGCE students is similar to what is available for undergraduate students and information about government financial support for undergraduate students is available  here

If you have graduated in the last three years from The University of Manchester with a 1st class honours degree, you may also be eligible for our  Alumni Scholarship .

Contact details

Academic department
School of Environment, Education and Development
Contact name
PGCE Admissions Administrator
Telephone
0161 275 8468
Email
Website
http://www.seed.manchester.ac.uk/education/study/pgce/secondary/
Academic department overview
See: The School .

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