PGCE General Primary (5-11 years) with QTS: Inclusion/SEND
If you are applying to start on our September 2021 programme which starts on Tuesday 31st August 2021, the deadline for applications is 9am on Friday 20th August 2021. To allow your application time to reach us from UCAS Teacher Training before the deadline, we recommend that you complete your UCAS Teacher Training application (including complete references) no later than Wednesday 18th August 2021.
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Learn all the knowledge of PGCE General Primary with a specialism in SEND in order to enable all children to be successful from the very start of their school life. The PGCE General Primary (5-11 years) with QTS: Inclusion/SEND– prepares you to be an outstanding primary school teacher with additional skills that will allow you to become confident in creating an inclusive classroom, which enables children to overcome any barriers to learning. In addition to the benefits that this specialism brings to you as a classroom practitioner, following this specialism can also be a step towards a career that could lead to you becoming a SENCo or a specialist SEND teacher.
The specialism, which will focus on Inclusion/SEND, allows you to explore ways in which all pupils, including those with special educational needs and disabilities, can be included in classrooms and schools. You will learn through a combination of theory, an examination of current policy and practice, including the Children and Families Act 2014 and the SEND Code of Practice 0 to 25 2015, combined with plenty of practical experience and input from experts in the SEND field.
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. Curious about Teaching and what happens in our course? Follow our Institute of Education on Social Media:
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Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
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Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
English Language: IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each section (or equivalent).
Masters, PgC or PgD - 6.5 (with at least 5.5 in each component)
MSc Occupational Therapy, MSc Physiotherapy and MA Social Work - 7.0 (with no less than 6.5 in any one section)
PhD - 6.0 in the 4 areas: Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing with an overall score of 6.5
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The University also accepts the English language component examination from some school-leaving group qualifications. Please see the international qualification equivalences for a full list of accepted group qualifications.
- Course Code: 376T
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Post Graduate Diploma or Certificate
- Duration: 01 Year
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 9207 EUR
Application Fee: N/A
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