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Primary and Early Years Education PGCE with QTS

University of Huddersfield School of Education and Professional Development

Full time September PGCE 1 year full-time

About the course

If you’ve got an undergraduate degree and aspire to become a primary school teacher for Foundation and Key Stage 1 pupils, then this course will help you on your way. The course focuses on developing the skills you need to teach children from ages three to seven and upon successful completion we’ll recommend Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

Why Primary Education?

  • You’ll develop your knowledge of National Curriculum subjects in the primary curriculum with a focus on teaching and learning in the Early Years (Foundation Stage) and Key Stage 1 alongside hands-on classroom experience.
  • We know there’s no substitute for learning how to teach in the classroom environment, so a significant amount of your learning will take place in our partnership schools. You’ll benefit from being able to observe

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Entry Requirements

* An Honours degree of 2:2 or above
* GCSE English Language, Maths and a Science at grade 4 or above (grade C or above) or equivalent.
* If your first language is not English, you will need IELTS 7.0 overall, with no element less than 6.5.
* If your qualifications are from outside the UK, we’ll need a UK NARIC statement of comparability.

Other requirements:
* You should provide two references.
* Offers are subject to satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced disclosure checks and health declaration.

See our website for further information.


The full-time tuition fee for UK students on this course will be £9,250.

If you are an international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available.

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