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Modern Languages (German with French or Spanish) PGCE


University of York Department of Education

Full time September PGCE 1 year full-time

About the course

This course qualifies you to teach modern languages at 11-16 (with post-16 enhancement).

For many children, school is the first opportunity to learn a foreign language. As a language teacher you will not only help them to communicate, but deepen their understanding of other cultures and promote international tolerance and understanding.

Tailoring your course

We want to make sure that you have all the options you need to become the teacher you want to be. That's why we give you a range of opportunities to make your course your own. 

Language specialisation

All of our courses include studying two languages. On this course, German will be your first language with either French or Spanish as your second.

You'll attend sessions to develop your own language skills, with a particular focus on

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Entry Requirements

2:2 or equivalent in German. We also accept combined honours degrees where German makes up at least 50% of the award.

If you would like to specialise in two languages but have only previously studied German, you may still be considered on the condition that you complete a Subject Knowledge Enhancement course.

If your undergraduate degree is not in German or a related subject, we may still may be able to offer you a place if you also have a postgraduate degree in German or Grade B in A level German.


Course Content


Open days

30 November 2020
Postgraduate Social Sciences Virtual Open Day



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