Kingston University

Kingston University

Primary Education (5-11 years)

A sound knowledge of the core subjects of English, mathematics, information communication technology and science, along with a broader understanding of subjects such as art, geography and physical education. Students study a chosen specialist subject in further depth, and develop the essential skills of communication, planning, teaching and assessment needed in practice. Students spend 18 weeks of the 36-week course on school placements, supported by a school-based mentor and/or a university tutor.

Entry requirements

2.2 Honours degree relevant to the subject specialism. GCSE grade A-C in English language, mathematics and science; a minimum of 2 weeks in a primary setting is a requirement prior to commencement of the course.

Course modules

Modules may include: core national curriculum areas: English, maths, science and ICT; broader curriculum subjects: art, design technology, history, geography, expressive arts, physical education and religious education; early years specialism; foreign language specialism; teacher as a researcher/subject specialism; the reflective professional; school experience (18 weeks).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time £ 8,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PGCE Full-time £ 11,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kingston Hill Kingston upon Thames KT2 7LB South East

Key information

School of Education
Telephone number: 
020 8547 8145