PGCE Secondary Modern Foreign Languages, Postgraduate Certificate | University of East Anglia | Norwich, United Kingdom
12 months
22400 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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On this PGCE Secondary Modern Foreign Languages course at the University of East Anglia you will develop a range of skills to enthuse youngsters and support them in achieving their linguistic potential, and learn about the importance of developing cultural understanding and the impact this can have in shaping young people’s worldviews. 

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You will learn about the theory of how languages are learnt, and will gain practical experience of planning schemes of work and individual lessons. Collaborating with your peers, you will compare and contrast methods and build your confidence and techniques before undertaking school-based placements. 

By studying a range of topics and themes, we will prepare you to plan lessons that ensure your pupils make constant progress in inclusive environments. You will learn how to employ appropriate language learning strategies in different contexts. 

Throughout the PGCE Secondary Modern Foreign Languages  course at the University of East Anglia  you’ll focus on a number of key areas, including second language acquisition, the nature of communication in the classroom, grammar teaching, communicative approaches, inclusive approaches, differentiated activities to meet the needs of all abilities, the place and use of the target language, and the development of listening, reading, speaking and writing skills. You will also focus on developing intercultural competence and understanding, and its place in the overall secondary curriculum. 


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  • Deputy head teacher
  • Head teacher
  • Management
  • Tutor
  • Communications

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Curriculum
  • Learning
  • Secondary Years QTS
  • Reflective Project in Education
  • Modern Foreign Languages

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements


  • 2:2 or above preferred
  • Languages
  • Before making your application you must have a GCSE pass at Grade C/4 or its equivalent* in English Language and in Mathematics.

Applications are considered on an individual basis and being able to demonstrate a strong level of knowledge about the National Curriculum and current issues affecting teaching is advantageous.

Interview required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22400 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 22400 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 Norwich

609 - 1044 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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