PGCE Secondary German / Overview
Year of entry: 2023
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- Degree awarded
- Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)
- 1 year
- Entry requirements
- Minimum 2:2 honours degree. If you are not a native or bilingual German speaker, approximately 50% or more of your degree content should have focused on German.
- A strong academic record at A-level (or equivalent), including French, German or Spanish.
- Intermediate level in a second language (French, Spanish, Italian or Arabic). Your ability will be tested at the interview stage. For applicants without a second language, a Subject Knowledge Enhancement course will be offered, available at various institutions, and will be part of the offer conditions.
- Minimum grade C or 4 at GCSE (or equivalent) in English language and mathematics.
- How to apply
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I chose to study at The University of Manchester because I thought training in a city like Manchester would offer me many different experiences, chances, and types of school.
The tutors are super dedicated to teaching us all that they know; they all come with their own experiences, stories, and advice. Our tutors share this with us to help us develop as teachers ourselves. They are always there if you need anything and have answers and advice for whatever you need. It has been a big part of the PGCE having such support and input.Naomi Rittey / PGCE Secondary Modern Languages student
- Become an outstanding secondary school German teacher with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
- Enjoy extensive periods of classroom experience supported by outstanding tutors and mentors.
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For entry in the academic year beginning September 2023, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): £9,250
International, including EU, students (per annum): £22,000
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).
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- 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. Learn more on the Department for Education website .
You can also find out about scholarships and bursaries on our funding page .
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