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PGCE School Direct Initial Teacher Training (non-salaried) - Primary

PGCE School Direct Initial Teacher Training (non-salaried) - Primary

Key information
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Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Teaching (General) Teaching In Primary Schools Primary Schools (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Take the School Direct route into Primary or Secondary teaching with LJMU and gain Qualified Teacher Status and invaluable classroom experience.

  • Train within a school setting and be involved in school life from the first day of term
  • Choose from Primary or Secondary teacher training routes (see Details tab for more information)
  • Follow a curriculum developed and delivered in partnership with outstanding local schools
  • Learn from expert teachers
  • Prepare for a career as an innovative and creative teacher in one of LJMU's excellent partner Lead Schools

We offer four School Direct Primary (non-salaried) programmes:

  • Primary - General (5-11 age range)
  • Primary - Foundation Stage/Key Stage 1 (Early Years)
  • Primary with Mathematics specialism (a bursary may be available for this route, depending on qualifications. Please see Get into Teaching for further details)
  • Primary with Physical Education specialism

School Direct is a route into teaching featuring a school-centred approach. Bursaries are available on the programme, depending on your degree classification and subject area. Training includes substantial time spent in school led by outstanding teachers.

School Direct is offered via a series of school consortia, each with a Lead School which works with LJMU to develop their training programme. As each School Direct programme is unique, you are advised to check full details of training and requirements with the Lead School.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You will need: a minimum a 2:2 honours degree (some Lead Schools will require a 2:1); GCSE Grade 4/C or equivalent in English, Maths and Science for Primary teaching and English and Maths for Secondary teaching - level 2 numeracy and literacy not accepted; a demonstrable interest in teaching within the curriculum area/age range. You could show this in a number of ways – time spent in schools, knowledge of a chosen curriculum area, relevant practical experience.

University information

Founded in 1823, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is ranked in the top 600 higher education institutions in the world and attracts staff and students from over 100 countries. A host of taught courses and research opportunities are available across LJMU’s five faculties: Arts, Professional and Social Studies Education, Health and Community Engineering and Technology Science Liverpool Business School The...more