University of Oxford

University of Oxford

Secondary Education (Geography)

The main aims of the geography course are to provide the foundations for you to become a stimulating and successful geography teacher of pupils aged 11-19 and to quickly become innovative leaders in the field; by the end of the course, you should: be competent in the skills of teaching geography, as specified in the Standards for the Award of Qualified Teacher Status; understand the contribution that you as a geography teacher can make to the education of pupils in the widest sense; be able to take responsibility for your continuing professional development; the course leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

Entry requirements

Relevant degree and GCSE grade C or above, or equivalent, in English language and mathematics; Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) enhanced disclosure.

Course modules

Topics include: specialist studies in the principal subject area; core programme of activities related to cross-curricular whole-school topics such as: teaching and assessing the National Curriculum; the teacher�s pastoral role; inclusion; option modules include: additional learning needs; citizenship; drama; education in developing countries; workshops to support information and communication technology.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time £ 13,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Oxford Oxford OX1 2JD South East

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PGCE Course Secretary
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01865 274020/179