University of Buckingham

University of Buckingham

Education (Primary)

The focus of the course is upon classroom practice, although trainees also have to complete 3 written assignments; each trainee is assigned a mentor within their school and also a university tutor, who visits them once each term to assess their progress (in negotiation with the school mentor) and guide their development; applications must be made directly to the university;

Entry requirements

Degree (or equivalent), a GCSE grade C minimum qualification in English, mathematics and science; applicants must be teaching across 2 consecutive age ranges; applicants must be teaching across the 3 core primary subjects (English, mathematics and science); teachers are expected to undertake a teaching placement in a state maintained school, the period of which is determined upon interview.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Work-based learning £ 5,300 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
PGCE Work-based learning £ 5,300 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
The University of Buckingham Buckingham MK18 1EG South East

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Key information

Department of Education
Telephone number: 
01280 820219