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PGCE General Primary with QTS – Inclusion, SEND

University of Cumbria

12 months
12800 GBP/year
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We’ve designed our highly-rated PGCE General Primary with QTS – Inclusion, SEND 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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Learn all the knowledge of PGCE General Primary but with a pathway in inclusion and SEND, so that you can specialise in this important area to assure all children are educationally engaged, whatever their barrier to learning, to get the best out of their learning.

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

Your Career with a PGCE Teaching Qualification

This PGCE General Primary with QTS – Inclusion, SEND course at University of Cumbria  can lead to a fulfilling career as a primary SEND teacher. 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 40 credits that can count towards an MA in Education.

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Raising the Achievement of Children
  • High Quality Learning and Teaching
  • Pedagogy and Practice
  • Leading and Managing Change in the Primary School
  • Developing Specialism Expertise
  • Cumbria Teacher of Reading
  • Beginning Professional Practice
  • Developing Professional Practice
  • Extending Professional Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits



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

  • 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.
  • IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in all four elements

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.


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.

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