Brunel University London

Brunel University London

Primary Education

This course aims to equip students to teach across the whole primary age range with an emphasis in either the 5-8 or the 7-11 age range. Students take all the primary National Curriculum subjects, with a combination of centre-based and school-based training; personal, social and health education, together with citizenship, are also featured on the course, with complementary work undertaken in schools.

Entry requirements

Applicants require: an undergraduate Honours or postgraduate degree, normally a 2.1 classification at least (modules within the applicant's pre-professional degree course should provide a foundation of preparatory knowledge for the subjects within the National Curriculum); English, maths and science grades A* to C or equivalent at GCSE level; a minimum of 2 weeks of recent and relevant experience of state school primary education in England; completion of the Skills Tests; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7 (with a minimum of 6 in all areas); TOEFL paper-based test 600 (with a minimum of 4.5 in the test of written English); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with a minimum of 20 in reading, writing, listening, speaking and writing); Pearson 64 (with a minimum of 51 in all areas); or BruneELT 70 per cent (with a minimum of 60 per cent in all areas).

Course modules

Modules include: Investigating professional practice; learning, teaching and assessing the primary curriculum; specialism pathways; school experience.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include a poster presentation, a 3000-word critique on strategies to manage behaviour and a presentation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Brunel University London Uxbridge UB8 3PH South East

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01895 265599