PGCE Primary with QTS

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

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Course info

The Primary PGCE course provides a popular route for high-quality graduates wishing to achieve Qualified Teacher Status. This is an intense, stimulating and challenging course, designed to develop and extend professional skills and understanding.Delivered in a creative mix of university and school-based modules, students gain a deep and broad knowledge of learning and teaching across the primary age range.Course OverviewThe Primary PGCE pathway are designed to prepare students for a career in ... READ MORE

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Start date and duration

Start date
Full Time
1 year


Entry requirements

Applicants are required to hold a good honours degree (2:2 minimum). GCSE qualifications: Grade B or above in GCSE English Language OR English Literature OR Welsh Language OR Welsh Literature plus Grade C or above in GCSE English Language. Grade B or above in GCSE Mathematics OR GCSE Numeracy. Grade C or above in GCSE Science (or equivalent). Equivalence workshops and tests are available for those with Grade C GSCE in English Language, Mathematics, and Welsh (first language). A-Levels/Level 3 Vocational Qualifications - If applicants do not hold an undergraduate degree in a curriculum subject, successful study at appropriate higher levels must be evidenced. Work Experience: You should be aware of the realities of being a teacher and life in a classroom and so we ask for recent and relevant experience in a primary educational setting. This may be through employment or volunteering in a school and should be for a minimum period of two weeks. Gaining experience in a school classroom will help to strengthen your application and better critically inform your personal statement. It will also prepare you for our selection process and give you some experience from which you can draw in your interview.

Tuition fees

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£9,000 per year

More info: The above mentioned fee is for 21/22 entry; There may be slight increase in 22/23 entry..

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Latest Teaching In Primary Schools reviews

Teaching In Primary Schools
Student Reviewer
05 Nov 19

Education Studies: Primary BA (Hons)

I’m very enjoying it it’s a very good life experience. Lectures are very fun and interactive as they make everyone get...
Student Reviewer
05 Nov 19

Education Studies: Primary BA (Hons)

Very good, exciting and new experiences. Learned alot since being here. Made new friends and enjoy coming here to...

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How Teaching In Primary Schools students rated:

Student rating ( 4.6) 49 reviews

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Where you'll study

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Technium 1 Kings Road Swansea
SA1 8PH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Swansea  0.3 miles away

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