Primary Teaching leading to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) PGCE

Kingston University

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Why choose this course?This course will enable you to become an effective, inclusive and evidence-informed teacher. At the heart of our course is a commitment to personalising your journey to Qualified Teacher Status. You will grow in confidence and competence with our outstanding support as you train to become a teacher. We will help you develop a deep understanding of the primary curriculum and acquire a range of teaching methods, based upon the latest research in education. You will find a ... READ MORE

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Start date and duration

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1 year


Entry requirements

Students need an honours degree of UK higher education institution or equivalent overseas qualification. All overseas qualifications must be accompanied by NARIC equivalence. For PGCE Primary with Mathematics applicants typically have grade B or higher at A-level Mathematics and an honours degree. GCSE grade 4 or above (C or above for examinations taken prior to 2017) in English, science and mathematics. If you do not meet the GCSE requirement in any of these subjects, we are happy for you to take your tests externally (via Equivalancy Testing or A*Star Equivalency). An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service and Health checking process that identifies no concerns about suitability to teach.

Tuition fees

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£9,250 per year
Students from Domestic
Students from Other UK
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Students from Channel Islands
£15,400 per year
Students from EU EU Students
£15,400 per year
International Students

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Teaching In Primary Schools
31 Mar 22

The shop could be open for longer as it is only open for a few hours. Could also help to have a microwave. The library...
30 Mar 22

Primary Teaching leading to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) PGCE

I’m on Kingston hill campus. It would be nice for a bigger student union presence/more...

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Kingston University
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Located in South-West London, Kingston University offers a high-quality portfolio of taught postgraduate and research degree courses in a buzzing, student-friendly, riverside town. Students at Kingston are equipped with the skills they need to succeed in the modern workplace and are provided with a huge variety of learning opportunities, state-of-the-art resources and facilities and support services.

Where you'll study

Kingston University

Kingston Hill Kingston upon Thames
KT2 7LB United Kingdom Nearest tube station: Wimbledon  1.6 miles away Nearest train station: Norbiton  0.9 miles away

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