Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University

Secondary Education (Modern Foreign Languages Urdu with another language, 11-16, flexible)

This programme provides a range of academic, professional and vocational skills, values and understanding required to become a teacher of languages. Students study innovative teaching methods whilst developing their own language abilities. A combination of academic study, group discussion and reflection, and practical, work-based learning in the classroom provides the knowledge and skills needed to become a teacher. Students will also receive support to study a 2nd language. Successful completion of the programme leads to recommendation for qualified teacher status (QTS).

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree in a relevant area; GCSE English language and mathematics at grade C or equivalent; satisfactory levels of information and communications technology competence and an appropriate range of practical skills related to applicants� specialist subject; a demonstrable interest in teaching within the curriculum area, for example: time spent in schools, knowledge of the chosen curriculum area, relevant practical experience; candidates take professional skills tests in literacy and numeracy. Applicants must meet the Department for Education's standards for physical and mental fitness to teach and clearance to work with children.

Course modules

Developing subject knowledge and pedagogy in modern languages; planning for effective teaching and learning in modern languages; research and practice in modern languages; reflective professional practice; professional practice 1; professional practice 2; professional practice 1A; professional practice 1B; professional practice 2.

Assessment methods

Coursework and observed classroom experience.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Variable £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PGCE Variable £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Ormskirk Campus Ormskirk L39 4QP North West

Key information

Telephone number: 
01695 575171