Education - Modern Languages

Queen's University Belfast

 

Course Name Education - Modern Languages
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 101960 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Certificate at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters PGCE
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry Year: Academic Year 2021/22.
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal go.qub.ac.uk/pgapply and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration 1 year, full-time.

Teaching Times
Typically Monday to Friday from 9am-5pm. School-based placements are dependent on the host school's timetable for the school day.
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Entry Requirements

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Please note the closing date for 2021 entry to this programme is Monday 2nd November 2020 at 4pm.

Applications received after the closing date will be regarded as LATE and will be considered only if vacancies exist when all applications ...

Number of Places Approx. 20 (Full Time)
Comment

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Our educational research has been ranked 4th within the UK in relation to research intensity with 87% assessed as ‘internationally excellent or world leading’ (REf, 2014).

Professional Accreditations
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Course Content

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The PGCE in Modern Languages is a recognised teaching qualification aligned to the General Teaching Council for Northern Ireland professional competences which affords graduates ‘Eligibility to Teach’ (referred to in some other jurisdic...

Subjects Taught

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The programme combines university-based tuition, consisting of taught sessions and directed independent study, with professional placements in schools and is organised around three interdependent strands:

Professional School-based...

Assessment Method Assessments associated with this course are outlined below:

Coursework comprises subject studies assignments, practical teaching and core tasks arising from lectures, workshops and tutorials addressing key educational issues.
Careers or Further Progression

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This PGCE prepares students for teaching in secondary-level schools (age 11-18+). You will gain ‘Eligibility to Teach’ (referred to in some other jurisdictions as 'qualified teacher status', QTS).

Qualified teachers have foun...

Further Enquiries Dr James Nelson
PGCE Programme Director
SSESW
Email: j.nelson@qub.ac.uk Dr James Nelson has oversight of the PGCE.

Ian Collen
Pathway Convenor
SSESW

Ian Collen coordinates and teaches on the Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) Modern Languages programme. His research interests are in languages in the primary school, modern languages education and teacher professional development, focusing on bridging the gap between Initial Teacher Education and Beginning Teacher.
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