University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD Swansea)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD Swansea)

Secondary Education (French with Spanish)

The course trains students to teach French and Spanish to all ages and abilities from 11 to 18; the emphasis is on interaction, critical reflection, high linguistic levels, imagination and hard work; there are opportunities to develop subject knowledge through small group work with native speakers and information communications technology (ICT).

Entry requirements

A degree in at least 1 of the modern foreign languages to be taught; GCSEs or equivalent in mathematics and English at grade C or above; native speakers should have a university degree, normally English; 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.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time £ 7,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PGCE Full-time £ 10,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Telephone number: 
01792 481094