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Primary Education (QTS) BA (Hons)

Nottingham Trent University

Student rating
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( 4.3) View reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE X101
This is one of the most highly regarded courses in the country, with an enviable employment record. Our close relationship with partnership schools means you gain a wide experience of teaching in many different kinds of educational settings, from large inner-city academies to small, rural schools. This four year course gives you the opportunity to extend your skills and prepare you fully for placements, meaning you enter the classroom as a more confident and innovative teacher. In year Three, ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
2nd / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
56th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
49th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-23
Full Time
4 Years

Teacher Training

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 93 = 7% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Teacher Training graduate salary at this uni
£22,000
UK Teacher Training graduate salary
£23,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2022

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Teacher Training

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Psychology
32%
Sociology
21%
English Literature
20%
History
18%
English Language
18%

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Latest Primary Schools (General) reviews

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Alexia
31 Mar 22

Primary Education (QTS) BA (Hons)

I’m at the Clifton campus so it is close to the town centre but getting to the campus can be difficult. The campus is...
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Tash
13 Mar 22

Primary Education (QTS) BA (Hons)

Great university experience. Some buildings on campus could be slightly more...

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How Primary Schools (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 56 reviews

5 star 43%
4 star 52%
3 star 5%
2 star 0%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 4,606 reviews

5 star 49%
4 star 42%
3 star 8%
2 star 1%
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Nottingham Trent University
CUG ranking
56th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.3)
Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is one of the most popular universities in the UK, a place with a worldwide reputation for excellence. They’ve been named the Best UK university for Student Life and International at the WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2022 and have also received the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for research. NTU’s courses are designed to give students the skills employers are looking for. That’s why every course, across every subject area, offers a work experience opportunity. NTU students get an experience that’s hard to match – quality courses and facilities across three unique campuses. Over 60,000 students have chosen to make Nottingham their home. With a city centre bustling with shops, galleries, cinemas, sports facilities, restaurants, bars and clubs – there’s plenty to keep NTU’s students occupied outside of lectures.

Where you'll study

Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University Clifton Lane Nottingham
NG11 8NS United Kingdom Nearest train station: Beeston  0.7 miles away

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