University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD Lampeter and Carmarthen)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD)

Secondary Education (Geography)

The geography course provides a professional introduction to a teaching career and stimulating opportunities to gain the confidence and skills for dealing with the daily challenges of teaching geography in a secondary school.

Entry requirements

Good Honours 1st degree comprising at least 50 per cent geography (preferably a balance of both human and physical); joint Honours degrees, for example geography and development studies, are also considered; degrees in closely related subjects such as environmental science, geology, African studies, etc are considered where combined with a good grade in A-level geography or substantial, relevant and broad geographical experience and understanding can be demonstrated; Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) enhanced disclosure.

Course modules

Curriculum studies; information communications technology (ICT) in subject teaching; professional studies.

Assessment methods

During the year the students' complete and submit coursework assignments in both their curriculum studies subject; during school placements teachers and tutors formally observe and assess a number of the students' lessons and at the end of each term the students receive a written report which summarises their progress towards meeting the required standard.

Applying for teacher training at UWTSD

Applications for all PGCE teacher training programmes are made via UCAS, please select the code T80 as the training provider followed by T for Townhill Campus – Swansea, when making your choices.


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

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Mount Pleasant Campus Swansea SA1 6ED Wales

Get in touch

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Key information

Telephone number: 
01792 481094