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Postgraduate Certificate Blended

PGCE General Primary with QTS

University of Cumbria

12 months
Duration
12800 GBP/year
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About

We’ve designed our highly-rated PGCE General Primary with QTS course at University of Cumbria to support your journey all the way from student through to achieving status as a newly-qualified teacher.

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Overview

Passionate about helping children to be the very best they can be from the very start of their academic life? Learn to spark their wisdom and trigger their imagination, inspiring them for life by becoming a primary school teacher.

You’ll learn through theory and plenty of first-hand experience how to work within the National Curriculum framework and confidently devise and deliver interesting lessons to engage young minds across a broad spectrum of subjects in primary school.

And, because our course has QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) built-in, you can apply for a position as a primary school teacher the minute you graduate.

Your Career with a PGCE Teaching Qualification

This PGCE General Primary with QTS course at University of Cumbria can lead to a fulfilling career as a primary teacher, with QTS built-in to enable you to go straight into work. Nine out of 10 of our graduates go into a professional teaching career or further education within six months of graduating. 

As this is a PGCE, it also includes some work at masters level, leading to 60 credits that can count towards an MA in Education.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Building Professional Understanding
  • Enhancing Professional Practice
  • Being a Teacher
  • Learning Teaching and Subject Knowledge
  • Subject Knowledge and Pedagogy
  • Cumbria Teacher of Reading
  • Beginning Professional Practice (placement module)
  • Developing Professional Practice (placement module)
  • Extending Professional Practice (placement module)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a first degree, or its equivalent with a minimum of 2:2 honours.
  • Three GCSEs equivalents at minimum grade C/4 or above to include English language, mathematics and science (including biology, chemistry or physics).
  • A satisfactory academic (university) reference AND a satisfactory professional reference if more than three years since academic study
  • The ability to discriminate key ideas and express arguments
  • All candidates must demonstrate professional suitability through interview 
  • IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in all four elements
  • A satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) background clearance check prior to starting the course. The university will contact you about this if you are offered a place
  • Satisfactory Occupational Health medical check prior to starting the course. The university will contact you about this if you are offered a place.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12800 GBP per year during 12 months.

EU To be confirmed

Living costs for Lancaster

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

All EU/EEA/Swiss students that start a programme in September 2021 will be eligible for an automatic Fees Discount Scholarship.The discount will be applicable to all years of their degree (3 years or 4 years).  Additional information can be found on the University website.

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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