Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Primary Education

The programme consists of school experience, primary professional studies and curriculum studies; almost half students time (18 weeks) is spent in schools to build confidence and competence as a classroom practitioner; the focus on professional studies and curriculum studies prepares students to deliver the National Curriculum in school; students cover: art; design and technology; English; geography; history; information and communication technology; mathematics; music; physical education; religious education; science; in order to be recommended for Qualified Teacher Status students must demonstrate compliance with all the specified standards including successful completion of the Teaching Agency (TA) tests in numeracy, literacy and information communications technology; students undertake 60 credits of Master's-level modules throughout their training year; if they successfully pass all components, they graduate with the PGCE at Master's level and are recommended for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

Entry requirements

2.2 Honours degree or above (in any subject/s); GCSE or O-level passes (grades A�C) obtained before applying for the PGCE programme in English language, mathematics and a science subject, or equivalent; students must spend at least 10 recent days working/ observing in a UK primary classroom, prior to application.

Course modules

Modules include: Art; design and technology; english; geography; history; information and communication technology; mathematics; music; physical education; religious education; and science; programme consists of school experience, primary professional studies and curriculum studies.

Sponsorship information

More information on tuition fee loans and training bursaries can be found on the Department for Education website.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 10 months
PGCE Full-time £ 12,680 per Academic year (overseas fees) 10 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Key information

Contact: 
PGCE Admissions Assistant
Telephone number: 
0191 208 6581