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This Geography, Urban Environments and Climate Change with Secondary Education (QTS) (Hons) from University of Wolverhampton provides a high standard of training and subject knowledge for those who wish to take up a teaching post in the secondary school sector teaching geography.

About

This Geography, Urban Environments and Climate Change with Secondary Education (QTS) (Hons) from University of Wolverhampton will give you both the Geography knowledge at degree level and ensure that those who are successful will be recommended for the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) - the professional award required by all those who wish to teach in a maintained secondary school. 

The programme

You will undertake both geography, urban environment and climate change modules at our Wolverhampton campus and periods of education-based learning at the Walsall Campus.

You will also spend at least 120 days divided between a range of different schools at different times during the three year course. As a trainee you will learn how to teach geography to pupils in the 11-16 age range within the secondary age phase, with additional primary and post-16 enhancements.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: We welcome late applications, but please keep in mind that late applications will only be considered for courses that still have places available.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Energy use & Climate Change
  • Geography Theory & Practice
  • The Natural Environment
  • Human Health and the Environment
  • Subject-specific Pedagogy: Justifying the Specialist Subject 
  • Geography of the Urban Landscape

      English Language Requirements

      You only need to take one of these language tests:

      • Minimum required score:

        79

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      • Minimum required score:

        6

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      • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

        160

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      Academic Requirements

      • Applicants must have achieved a standard equivalent to a grade 4 (previously Grade C) in GCSE English and Mathematics
      • A level minimum of CCE including Geography (excluding A Level General Studies and A Level Critical Thinking).
      • BTEC QCF Extended Diploma grade MMP, BTEC QCF Diploma grade DM
      • Access to HE Diploma (Full Award) - Pass of 60 credits - of which a minimum of 45 credits must be at level 3 including 24 at Merit or Distinction

      Tuition Fee

      • International

        12000 GBP/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 12000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
      • EU/EEA

        9250 GBP/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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      Funding

      The University offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages.

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