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PGCE - Primary Education with QTS: General Primary (5-11) years

UK

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What will I learn?

Course Overview

Passionate about helping children to be the very best they can be? Learn to engage their minds, teach and trigger their imagination becoming a Primary School teacher.

Our well respected PGCE General Primary with QTS supports you through your journey from student to newly-qualified teacher. And, because our course has QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) built-in, you can apply for a position as a Primary School teacher the minute you graduate.

COURSE OVERVIEW

Ready to inspire and change the lives of Primary aged children with the learning of our acclaimed PGCE General Primary? This programme allows you to hone your skills and experience to teach engaging lessons in a primary school setting. This unique course pathway gives you the opportunity to raise children's achievements and cultivate a lifelong love of learning.

You’ll learn through a blend of theory and hands-on experience, working within the National Curriculum framework. You'll explore the concepts and key themes of Primary General, confidently devising and delivering engaging lessons to children aged 5-11 years old.

Over half the course will be spent working with children on assessed placement, with school-based enrichment activities alongside your university-based study. You'll take three placements across a variety of schools and settings, building a wealth of experience to help advance your future career.

Which department am I in?

University of Cumbria

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£13,250.00 (US$ 15,949) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2023

Venue

Lancaster Campus

Bowerham Road,

Lancaster,

Lancashire,

LA1 3JD, England

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£13,250.00 (US$ 15,949) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2023

Venue

University of Cumbria in London

8 East India Dock Road,

The London Borough of Tower Hamlets,

Tower Hamlets,

London,

E14 6JE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students should have Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

For international students

Normally a first degree, or equivalent with a minimum of 2:2 honours. Three GCSEs at minimum grade C/4 or above to include English language, mathematics and science (including biology, chemistry or physics). A satisfactory academic (university) reference AND a satisfactory professional reference if more than three years since academic study. IELTS 6.5 (with at least 5.5 in each component).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Cumbria

Ranked 1st in the UK and Top Ten worldwide for Quality Education (Times Higher Impact Rankings 2020)

  • Campuses in the Lake District, Lancaster and London
  • Pre-sessional English language programmes
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