Middlesex University

Middlesex University

Secondary Education (Modern Foreign Languages)

The course has a strong emphasis on the use of information communication technology in the teaching of languages and encourages students to develop innovative approaches to teaching languages in schools. The course is practical in nature and there are strong links with partner schools where mentors become involved in the university based studies. Students generally come from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures and this adds to the richness of the provision. The course leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) on completion of skills tests.

Entry requirements

At least a 2.2 Bachelor (Honours) degree in a subject relevant to the chosen subject area. Competence in a 2nd modern foreign language is desirable for acceptance on to the course. Students must also have a GCSE grade C or above in English and mathematics.

Course modules

School experience 1; school experience 2; specialism subject education (2 modules, includes professional studies); school experience totalling 120 days.

Assessment methods

Subject studies are assessed by a portfolio of coursework and a school-based special study (a teaching resource). Progressive developments of teaching skills are recorded using criteria referenced assessment proforma. Professional studies are assessed by a range of written tasks. Observation of the students, teaching and evaluative discussions with course tutors and school based mentors and teachers. Students undertake skills tests in orders to gain Qualified Teacher Status.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time £ 3,375 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PGCE Full-time £ 9,600 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hendon Campus Barnet NW4 4BT South East

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020 8411 5555