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PGCE (Primary)

Goldsmiths, University of London

12 months
Duration
17890 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

This PGCE (Primary) programme, offered by Goldsmiths, University of London, aims to develop all the skills, knowledge and understanding you’ll need to become a responsible and effective teacher in your chosen age phase.

Overview

Why train with Goldsmiths?

  • We have a strong and longstanding partnership with a range of schools in London and south-east England and work closely with them to plan and implement our PGCE (Primary) programme.
  • In 2015 98% of student who were recommended for QTS with Goldsmiths were employed in schools. This figure is higher than the national average. Almost nine out of ten Goldsmiths graduates obtained teaching posts in London schools and about two thirds are employed within partnership schools.
  • The PGCE (Primary) programme, offered by Goldsmiths, University of London, covers all the National Curriculum subjects, and in each curriculum area, you will have the opportunity to develop understanding of the teaching and learning process, and to learn about effective classroom practice
  • In addition, Core PGCE students will be able to choose from a range of enhancements as part of your training. These have been chosen through discussions with school partners and reflect what they are looking for in prospective NQTs.

These enhancements include: 

  • Children Literature
  • Maths in Action 
  • Modern Languages 
  • Early years (Chosen at application) 

Programme Structure

A range of teaching methods is employed across all our PGCE programmes, including:

  • Taught subject sessions
  • Practical workshops
  • Compulsory lectures
  • Seminars
  • Group and Individual tutorials
  • Individual and group presentations
  • Supported self-study

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There's no closing date for primary or secondary applications, but we advise you to apply early to avoid disappointment.

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

You'll need:

  • to meet our fitness to train requirements
  • a GCSE Grade C or above (or recognised equivalents) in English Language, Mathematics, and a science subject (including Combined Science)
  • an undergraduate honours degree, usually 2:2 or above, from a university in the United Kingdom
Ideally your degree would be related to your chosen programme, or you would have studied the subject as part of your degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17890 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17890 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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