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Key information

Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

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

Course type


Course Summary

This course will qualify you to teach at primary level in any state-maintained school in England and Wales. This course blends theoretical knowledge with carefully supervised teaching experience. You will attend placements in a variety of school settings, to gain a broad understanding of the realities of primary level teaching. This degree awards Qualified Teacher Status, which means that when you graduate you’ll be qualified to teach in any state-maintained primary school in England and Wales. Most graduates from this course go on to teach in primary schools.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Negotiated study (Foundation Subjects/Enrichment Subject (Level 7) (30 Credits)
Subject Studies (30 Credits)
School Experience (30 Credits)
Development of Professional Learning: Case Study (Level 7) (30 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should have a good honours degree (usually 2:1 or First) although prior experience is considered. You should also have GCSE grade C or above in Mathematics, Science, and English Language, or equivalent qualifications. If you have studied for a GCSE which has a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a grade 4 or above.