Study cover for Primary (3-7)
Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Primary (3-7)

London Metropolitan University

12 months
Duration
15576 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

If you want to teach three to seven-year-olds, this Primary (3-7) course from London Metropolitan University is an exciting opportunity to launch your teaching career. Addressing multiculturalism, diversity and more, our course combines your theoretical training with two practical placements at a school.

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Overview

This Primary (3-7) course from London Metropolitan University prepares you to teach three to seven-year-olds (Key Stage 1) and leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

You'll study at London Met and attend two placements at a partnership school of 11 and 13 weeks. We’ll extend your knowledge, develop your classroom practice and help you examine the underlying principles and values that inform current debates around educational issues.

At London Met, you’ll learn about teaching in urban, multicultural and multilingual schools and will address language, diversity and equality across the curriculum. Training within the framework and principles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and the unique London context, you’ll be well equipped to help maximise every child's development.

Your time at our partnership school will be supported by school-based mentors and University-linked tutors. The tutors will also deliver your University sessions, ensuring a continuity of support throughout the course.

Overall, the purpose of the course is to develop you into a teacher of the highest quality. One who is reflective, creative, imaginative and responsive to all children’s needs.

Where this course can take you

This intensive PGCE leads to a Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and enables you to teach either 3 to 7-year-olds and 5 to 11-year-olds. Our students have gone on to become teachers at Ambler Primary, Cleveland Road Primary School, New North Academy and many more.

Accreditation

This PGCE course is accredited by the Teaching Regulation Agency (TRA).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Curriculum Studies 
  • Professionalism and Inclusive Practice 
  • School Experience to Progress Point 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend that you submit your application to us as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a UK degree, preferably grade 2.2 or equivalent
  • pass at literacy and numeracy tests, which are university-based tests that you will be asked to undertake at your interview
  • a valid Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate and Confirmation of Fitness to Teach (eg a London Metropolitan University Health Check) - you will be advised to apply for these after an offer is made
  • GCSE English, Mathematics and Science grade C (grade 4 from 2017) or above (or equivalent)*
  • The University will assess any overseas qualifications for equivalence using a number of resources including our own internal guidelines, the UK National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) and the Overseas Degree Table.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15576 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15576 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.

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

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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