PGCE Primary Education QTS (Qualified Teacher Status)

University College Birmingham

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Teaching is far more than a job. For many, its a calling – an opportunity to engage and inspire children, enabling them to develop the skills and knowledge they need to thrive. If you dream of becoming a primary teacher, our PGCE Primary QTS course not only gives you the professional theory needed to excel in a modern primary school setting, but also vital hands-on experience in the classroom.Whether you aspire to work in a mainstream school or one for children with special educational needs ... READ MORE

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1 year


Entry requirements

Students will need a degree classification of 2.2 or above in any degree discipline. Level 2: Additionally, they will also need GCSE at grade C/4 or above in; English Language, Mathematics, and Science. The following Level 2 Science qualifications are acceptable: GCSE Single Award in Chemistry, Biology or Physics; GCSE Science Double Award; and BTEC Level 2 in Science with a Pass profile. Work Experience: They will also need to have experience of working with children through placements or voluntary or paid work in schools. Additional: Students must also complete a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) before starting this course. UCB will co-ordinate and fund the completion of the DBS check.

Tuition fees

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£9,250 per year

More info: £500 discount if PGCE fee is paid in full by the student on or before 7th October 2022..

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Where you'll study

University College Birmingham

Summer Row Birmingham
B3 1JB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Birmingham Snow Hill  0.2 miles away

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