University of East Anglia UEA

University of East Anglia UEA

Secondary Education (Geography)

This programme emphasises the importance of enquiry, differentiation, fieldwork and information technology in teaching and learning in geography and provides opportunities to work with pupils of all abilities on practical activities; particular emphasis is placed on pupil assessment and progression in learning as well as on the importance of planning and identifying strategies which encourages positive pupil participation and achievement; issues of equal opportunities and special educational needs as well as those concerned with teaching about controversial issues and stereotypes are also addressed; successful completion leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) subject to satisfactory performance in skills tests and 60 credits at Master's level; the course includes an extensive 24 weeks of placement in 2 schools; at university sessions students discuss experiences with others on the course and learn more about the theory and practice of teaching.

Entry requirements

Appropriate 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent; GCSE grade C or equivalent in English language and mathematics; A-levels relevant to the National Curriculum are preferred; applicants should gain recent experience, in school, with children of the age range that they wish to teach.

Sponsorship information

The Training and Development Agency for Schools (TA) are offering a bursary to students who have received a certain level of achievement at undergraduate degree level; 1st Class: �9,000; 2.1: �5,000; UK students should also be eligible to receive a maintenance grant; prospective students are advised to contact the TA and Student Finance England to ascertain the financial support available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PGCE Full-time £ 14,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of East Anglia Norwich NR4 7TJ East of England

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Key information

Contact: 
PGCE Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
01603 592855