Primary Education PGCE

University of Sunderland

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OverviewThe Primary Education PGCE will qualify you to teach at primary level in any state-maintained school in England and Wales.This one year 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.Career readyThis degree awards Qualified Teacher Status, which means that when you graduate you’ll be qualified to teach in any ... READ MORE

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WUSCA student ranking
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78th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
92nd
CUG subject ranking
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62nd

Start date and duration

Start date
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Full Time
1 year

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, March 2021

Entry requirements
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Details
You will usually need a 2:2 (or above) honours degree from a UK Higher Education institution or an equivalent qualification and be deemed suitable to train to teach by the School of Education at the University of Sunderland. You must have a 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.

Tuition fees

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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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£12,500 per year
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Latest Teaching (General) reviews

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07 Feb 20

Post Compulsory Education and Training Pre-Service ProfGCE

Life changing , more confident in myself and believe that I can do anything put my mind too . Carry skills learnt over...
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Megan
07 Feb 20

Primary Education PGCE

Post graduate is much better than my undergrad in terms of very good support from staff and help with placements and...

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How Teaching (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 3.7) 12 reviews

5 star 51%
4 star 16%
3 star 8%
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1 star 25%

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Student rating ( 4.1) 1,669 reviews

5 star 39%
4 star 41%
3 star 16%
2 star 3%
1 star 1%

Where you'll study

University of Sunderland

St Peter's Sunderland
SR6 0DD United Kingdom Nearest train station: Seaham  3.2 miles away

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