Kingston University

Kingston University

Secondary Education (Modern Languages, German)

This modern languages specialist pathway prepares students to teach German at key stage 3, key stage 4 and in the 6th form. The course also allows students to develop a 2nd teaching language. 2/3 of the time is spent working in schools. The main emphasis is on planning work for pupils, planning for good discipline/control and developing skills as a teacher. A 6-week block is spent full-time in the school, after which the pattern is repeated at a 2nd school. Successful completion of this course leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) subject to satisfactory performance in skills tests.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree in a subject related to German (at least 50 per cent of the degree content needs to be relevant to German); GCSE A-C in English language and mathematics; proficiency in German; applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time £ 8,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PGCE Full-time £ 11,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kingston Hill Kingston upon Thames KT2 7LB South East

Key information

School of Education
Telephone number: 
020 8547 8145