PGCE Primary Education with QTS: Lower Primary (3-7) Years
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.
Applications received by our Admissions team after 9am on 20th August 2021 will be considered for our January 2022 cohort based at our Lancaster and London campuses, or for September 2022.
Would you love to ignite the enthusiasm and inspire young children from the minute they step foot into the nursery or classroom and embark on their educational life? You can as a Key Stage 1 teacher you will teach children aged 3-7.
We’ve designed our highly-rated PGCE Lower Primary with QTS to support your journey all the way from being a student through to achieving status as a newly-qualified teacher.
You will learn all the knowledge required to teach of PGCE General Primary but with a specialist pathway in lower primary, so that you can hone your pedagogy in this area to become an expert member of staff in school, skilled at developing effective teaching and learning in this age group.
You’ll learn through theory and plenty of first-hand experience how to work within the Key Stage 1 National Curriculum and Early Years Foundation Stage framework and confidently devise and deliver interesting lessons to engage young minds across a broad spectrum of subjects in primary school.
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.
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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
Please note that in order to be eligible for registration with the HCPC, all test certificates must be dated within two years of the date that they receive your application.
If you need a tier 4 visa, you must check the Home Office acceptable SELT listing to ensure acceptability.
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: X121
- 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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