Modern Foreign Languages Secondary with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), Postgraduate Diploma | Liverpool John Moores University | Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Modern Foreign Languages Secondary with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

12 months
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16900 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

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

University-based study includes: 

  • a full-time block of three weeks at the start of the course in September
  • one day per week until January
  • six one-week study blocks at university between October and June
  • a number of conference days throughout the year

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • an honours degree (or equivalent) in a related subject. See Details tab for subject specific requirements
  • GCSE English Language and Mathematics at minimum grade C/4  or equivalent. (Level 2 numeracy and literacy are not acceptable)
  • to demonstrate an interest in teaching within the curriculum area. You could show this in a number of ways – time spent in schools, knowledge of the chosen curriculum area, relevant practical experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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