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Modern Foreign Languages Secondary with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

Liverpool John Moores University

Postgraduate Diploma
12 months
Duration
15600 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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This Modern Foreign Languages Secondary with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) course at Liverpool John Moores University prepares you for a fulfilling career as an innovative and creative teacher of Modern Languages, enabling you to deliver an engaging and inspirational second language education to pupils.

Overview

During the Modern Foreign Languages Secondary with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) course at Liverpool John Moores University, you will focus on the various approaches and pedagogies for Modern Languages, emphasising the practical application of theoretical learning. A sequence of micro-teaching experiences allow you to develop and share with peers, your understanding of learning and teaching strategies that support effective practice in the classroom. 

You will explore the signature pedagogies such as language learning strategies, developing intercultural understanding and inductive and deductive grammar learning. These sessions will help to deepen your understanding of the role and nature of Modern Languages in the curriculum and your own personal philosophy for teaching. You will also develop a historical understanding of Modern Languages in the National Curriculum, enabling you to develop a wide repertoire of teaching and learning approaches.

Career

This programme enables you to fulfil the aims of the National Curriculum in promoting “a liberation from insularity” and “an opening to other cultures”. You will develop teaching skills enabling your students to “express their ideas and thoughts in another language and to understand and respond to its speakers, both in speech and in writing”. The development of such experiences and skills are not only invaluable for young people’s education as teenagers, but also for their future lives in an interconnected world.

Programme Structure

You will be taught in lead lectures, workshops and seminars, involving group discussion and reflection, problem solving and micro-teaching. You will also make use of our online virtual learning environment.You will be allocated a School-based Mentor, who will organise and supervise your school-based training. Your Mentor will be supported by your LJMU tutor who will visit your school several times to monitor your progress. Additional professional development sessions are organised in school during placements. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

You will usually have a minimum 2:2 honours degree (or recognised equivalent) in a Modern Languages-related discipline normally with significant content in French, Spanish, German or a combination. Applications are also welcome from graduates in other disciplines who are native or near-native speakers of French, Spanish or German. Those whose qualifications were not gained in the U.K. may be required to have their equivalence checked through NARIC.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Modern Foreign Languages Secondary with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
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Liverpool John Moores University

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