University of Hull

University of Hull

Extension Course (Modern Languages: French)

Places for trainees in Spanish and German who are unable to offer French or German to at least beginners are limited; however, the University runs a 15 week intensive French extension course prior to the PGCE on behalf of the Teaching Agency (TA); this enables single linguists in German and Spanish to learn French and provides assistance with course fees and a weekly bursary; this course is a vital way for graduate linguists with little or no French to undertake an intensive course prior to beginning Initial Teacher Education; this enables graduate linguists to teach French to children in the secondary phase to Key Stage 3 and beyond and therefore significantly increases their employment potential; successful completion of this course leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), subject to satisfactory performance in skills tests.

Entry requirements

Degree in modern language other than French, and GCSE grade C (or equivalent) in English language and mathematics.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Extension Course Full-time £ 200 per Week (home fees) 12 weeks

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hull Campus Hull HU6 7RX Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Teacher Education Office
Telephone number: 
01482 466933