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Geography, Urban Environments and Climate Change (QTS) (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
This Geography, Urban Environments and Climate Change (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.
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Overview

This Geography, Urban Environments and Climate Change (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. 

Opportunities

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

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    54

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General Requirements

Applicants must have achieved a standard equivalent to a grade 4 (previously Grade C) in GCSE English and Mathematics.

Please note we do NOT accept GCSE Short Courses or GCSE Equivalent Tests from other institutions or organisations.

PLUS EITHER

Typical entry requirements: 80 UCAS points

  • A Levels - grades CDD / CCE including Geography (excluding A Level General Studies and A Level Critical Thinking)
  • BTEC L3 Extended Diploma - grades MMP
  • BTEC L3 Diploma - grades DM
  • OCR Cambridge L3 Technical Extended Diploma - grades MMP
  • 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

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 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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