Good geography teachers are currently sought-after by schools, so there's no better time to inspire the next generation.
At the University of Worcester, you can study for a Geography degree, followed by a one-year, fast-track teacher-training qualification (the Postgraduate Certificate in Education). This means that in just four years, you can be qualified to teach in a Secondary School.
*figures correct 2018. See the Department for Education website for the latest updates.
As a subject that explores the big questions about our planet - questions affecting us all - Geography is fascinating and fulfilling to study. At Worcester, Geography is all about the learning experience, supported by relevant research.
With smaller class sizes, you get hands-on use of our high-tech facilities and equipment, opportunities to develop specialist skills, and more time with your lecturers. Our course is accredited by the Royal Geographical Society and has a 100% student satisfaction rating in the latest National Student Survey. Fieldwork is also a big part of the course, from week-to-week visits to local sites, to residential courses in the UK, Europe, Africa and North America. Read more about Geography.
We are one of the country's leading teacher training institutions. Our Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Geography will set you up for long-term success on a career path where you get to use your knowledge to inspire young people's interest in the world and its environment. You'll develop the skills to devise and deliver enlightening lessons to teach pupils about our planet's people, places, landscapes, processes and natural history. Read more about the PGCE Geography.
Subject Knowledge Enhancement programmes are pre-Initial Teacher Education courses designed to help applicants gain deeper understanding of a subject.
At Worcester our excellent contacts with placement schools in the region leads you smoothly into this fulfilling, rewarding career.
This programme explores how the outdoors and our environment can enhance a child’s learning, both in a traditional school setting and through outdoor adventure activities.
Our course enables you to undertake research in the field of inclusive education, to learn to think critically about policy and practice in special educational needs and to be an advocate for equality.
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