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Primary Education with QTS BA (Hons)
Primary Education with QTS BA (Hons)

Primary Education with QTS BA (Hons)

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  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirement

  • IELTS at a score of 6.5 overall with 6.5 in writing and no other element lower than 6.0.

Other Requirements

  • You must have a grade C or above in Mathematics, Science, and English Language, or equivalent qualifications. If you have studied for a GCSE which has a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a grade 4 or above. We will only accept GCSE equivalencies from
  • In addition to academic qualifications, you must also:
  • Have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
  • Complete a medical pro forma (based on DFEE Circular 8/92)

Your numeracy and literacy competency will be assessed continuously throughout the course following the DfE’s removal of the Professional Skills Test.

All successful applicants will be invited to an interview. Interviews start early November, so we recommend that you apply as soon as UCAS opens, in October.

Course Information

BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS is a challenging degree which will develop your knowledge and skills in the broad range of curriculum studies qualifying you to teach at primary level. Placements in schools are an essential part of the course, accounting for a total of 70 credits. When you graduate you will be a fully qualified Primary School Teacher.

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Year 1 (national level 4)
Core modules

  • Curriculum Knowledge 1
  • Professional Learning 1
  • Research and Scholarship 1
  • School Experience 1
  • Wider Curriculum Studies 1

Year 2 (national level 5)
Core modules

  • Professional Learning for a Diverse Society
  • Research and Scholarship 2
  • School Experience 2
  • Wider Curriculum Studies 2

Optional modules

  • Curriculum Knowledge 2 Early Primary
  • Curriculum Knowledge 2 Primary

Year 3 (national level 6)
Core modules

  • Development of Professional Learning (Critical Study)
  • Negotiated Curriculum Study in Education
  • Practice of Teaching
  • Subject Studies
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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.

Teachers also benefit from excellent holidays, and the teachers’ pension scheme is the second largest public sector pension scheme in the UK.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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