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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Primary Education

University of Wolverhampton

12 months
Duration
12950 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The Primary Education programme offered by the University of Wolverhampton provides a high standard of training for those preparing to take up a teaching post in the primary school sector.  The course complies with the statutory guidance from the Department for Education for Initial Teacher Training courses.

Overview

The PGCE in Primary Education programme offered by the University of Wolverhampton is specifically designed to ensure that those who are successful will be recommended for the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) - the professional award required by all those who wish to teach in a maintained school.

You will focus on the teaching of the National Curriculum for primary schools and specialise in teaching Key Stages 1 and 2 whilst also having valuable opportunities to experience alternative educational settings such as Early Years, Secondary, SEND and transition.

Career opportunities

The PGCE in Primary Education leads to recommendation for QTS, and enables you to take up a qualified teaching post in a UK primary school and beyond.

A national survey conducted by the Centre for Education and Employment Research has ranked Wolverhampton as the second most successful UK Higher Education Institute for graduate teacher training employment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Enhancing Understanding and the Core Curriculum
  • Professional Learning for Teachers
  • Professional Standards for Teachers 1
  • Professional Standards for Teachers 2
  • The Wider Curriculum

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

If you are applying via UCAS, you will need to refer to the deadlines set by them. Direct applications can be made any time prior to the course start date.

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To hold a first degree of a United Kingdom higher education institution or equivalent qualification.
For example Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of science (BSc) etc. or similar . They are sometimes known as 'undergraduate' or 'first' degrees.
  • To have achieved a standard equivalent to a grade 4 (previously Grade C) in the GCSE examinations in English, Mathematics and Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Combined Science). 
  • To have taken part in a rigorous selection process designed to assess your readiness to train to teach.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12950 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Funding

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