What will I learn?

A career in primary education is both challenging and rewarding, inspiring the learning of future generations.Why Primary Education at Strathclyde?Study with Scotland’s largest provider of Initial Teacher Education.Undertake work placements with children and young people from 0 to 14 years.Study on a programme designed to meet the recommendations of the 2010 Donaldson report, Teaching Scotland’s Future.The programme meets the requirement for provisional registration by the General Teaching Council for Scotland. Take advantage of Gaelic-medium placement options.Your CareerPrimary teachers are faced each day with complex and demanding tasks. Teachers develop, plan, implement and evaluate programmes of study in all curricular areas – expressive arts, health and wellbeing, languages, literacy and English, mathematics, religious and moral education, sciences, social studies and technologies. Most of our graduates go on to work as primary school teachers, contributing to the social and personal development of their pupils.Recent graduate roles include:Primary school teacher

Which department am I in?

School of Education

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,150.00 (US$ 20,534) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

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

Start date

12 September 2022


University of Strathclyde

McCance Building,

16 Richmond Street,


Glasgow, City Of,

G1 1XQ, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Maths, Physics; Year 2 entry: AAA-ABB (Maths, Physics, Computing).

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


About University of Strathclyde

With more than 23,000 students from over 100 countries, Strathclyde University is a vibrant and welcoming place for students from all backgrounds.

  • The university Careers Service was voted UK Top 4 by students
  • To ensure a safe environment, there are over 90 security staff
  • 94% of graduates are in work or further study
  • More than 200 clubs and societies, and 50 fitness clubs

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