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PGCE Primary Education
PGCE Primary Education

PGCE Primary Education

  • ID:US440048
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£11,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£11,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,000.00
Estimated Total/program:
£23,500.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

 - Our typical offer is:

  • 6.0 or above from Bachelor's degree (4 Years)
  • 6.0 or above from Master's degree

in a subject related area.

- We also require three passes at GCSE grade C or above, which must include Mathematics and English Language. If you have studied for a new GCSE for which you will be awarded a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a grade 4 or above.

- All successful applicants will be interviewed.

- All successful applicants will be required to: Successfully complete the DfE Professional Skills Tests in literacy and numeracy before starting the course. It would be helpful, but not essential, to take the tests before your interview

  • Obtain a DBS Enhanced Disclosure
  • Complete a Medical pro forma

English requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English must achieve a minimum IELTS band score of 6.5, with no less than 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in any other element.

Other requirement

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Course Information

The Primary Education PGCE will qualify you to teach at primary level in any state-maintained school in England and Wales.

This one year course blends theoretical knowledge with carefully supervised teaching experience. You will attend placements in a variety of school settings, to gain a broad understanding of the realities of primary level teaching.

  • World-leading’ research in Education, according to the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF)
  • The starting salary of a newly qualified teacher is £22,000, and the average salary for a teacher is £37,400
  • We have partnerships with more than 200 schools
  • The University of Sunderland was ranked 12th in the Courses and Lecturers category of the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

This degree awards Qualified Teacher Status, which means that when you graduate you’ll be qualified to teach in any state-maintained primary school in England and Wales. Most graduates from this course go on to teach in primary schools.

Good teachers are always in high demand. The average starting salary for a teacher is £22,000, and experienced teachers can earn up to £56,000 outside London, and £64,000 in London. Head teachers can reach a salary of between £42,379 and £112,000.

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