PGCE Secondary French / Overview
Year of entry: 2022
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- Degree awarded
- 10 months
- Entry requirements
- Minimum 2:2 honours degree. If you are not a native French speaker, approximately 50% or more of your degree content should have focused on French.
- A strong academic record at A-level (or equivalent), including French, German or Spanish.
- You should also be able to speak a second language (German or Spanish). If this is at beginners' level, you would be required to develop it through a funded Subject Knowledge Enhancement course, available at various institutions.
- Minimum grade C or 4 at GCSE (or equivalent) in English language and mathematics.
- How to apply
- Apply through the government website
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- Become an outstanding secondary school French teacher with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
- Study courses rated as 'outstanding' by Ofsted (Ofsted Report, 2019).
- Enjoy extensive periods of classroom experience supported by outstanding tutors and mentors.
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We'll update our website once plans for PGCE-specific 2022 recruitment events are confirmed.
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For entry in the academic year beginning September 2022, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): £9,250
International, including EU, students (per annum): £20,500
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
For general fees information, please visit postgraduate fees
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
There are three types of Government funding available for teacher training:
- tax-free bursary or scholarship;
- tuition fee loan and maintenance loan;
- extra financial support if you're a parent, or have an adult dependant or a disability.
Depending on your circumstances you could receive all three. Find out more at the Department for Education website
You can find out more about the scholarships and bursaries on our funding page
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