Modern Languages - French (Secondary PGCE - Graduates only) at Aberystwyth University - UCAS

Aberystwyth University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Aberystwyth University (Prifysgol Aberystwyth)

Modern Languages - French (Secondary PGCE - Graduates only)

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Course summary

The Modern Foreign Languages (French) course aims to give student teachers the professional skills needed to become successful teachers who can develop learners' mastery and use of the foreign language they are studying. At the Aberystwyth ITE Partnership, you will be trained to teach your specialist modern foreign language, or even a combination of languages. The course will involve the methodology of language teaching as applied to your specialism or specialisms, e.g. French and/or Spanish, Spanish and/or French, French and/or German. Working within the Languages, Literacy and Communication Area of Learning and Experience, you will train to teach ambitious, capable and confident learners who are informed and confident about the world beyond school and about the country under study. Subject to Education Workforce Council accreditation.

Modules

Please note: The modules listed below are those currently intended for delivery during the next academic year and may be subject to change. They are included here to give an indication of how the course is structured. Current code modules include: • Effective Pedagogy (30 credits) • Evaluating Learning and Skills (30 credits) • Pedagogy and Curriculum Knowledge (30 credits) • Professional Studies (30 credits) Further information about modules can be found at https://courses.aber.ac.uk/postgraduate/french-education/#learning-and-teaching

Assessment method

Assessment on the course takes a range of forms including, for example: essays, reflective writing, presentations, lesson plans, action research project. There are no formal examinations. Assessment of practice takes place throughout all three placements on a continuous basis.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Secondary

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
3EH9
Institution code:
A40
Campus name:
Main Site (Aberystwyth)
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

• UK Bachelors (Honours) degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject area. A minimum of 50% of the content of this Bachelors degree should have relevance to Foreign Languages. Applicants who hold a Bachelors (Honours) degree in another other subject, but who are fluent French speakers, may also be considered. • GCSE Grade C in either English Language or Welsh Language (First Language). Grade C in GCSE Mathematics or Mathematics-Numeracy is also required. Other qualifications that demonstrate achievement at the same level are also acceptable. • Previous experience or observation in a school setting is an advantage. Please note that all applicants will be interviewed as part of the selection process.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Interview


English language requirements

International applicants must demonstrate that they have English language proficiency at IELTS 7.0, with a minimum 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.


Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9000 Year 1
EU £15375 Year 1
International £15375 Year 1

Additional fee information

The UK and Welsh Governments have confirmed that EU students commencing their studies in the academic year 2021/22 will no longer be eligible for home fee status. Fees for EU students will therefore be charged in line with international fees from 2021/22 onwards. Please note Irish nationals will continue to be eligible for home fee status and support by the Welsh Government under the Common Travel Area arrangement
Modern Languages - French (Secondary PGCE - Graduates only) at Aberystwyth University - UCAS