University of East Anglia UEA

University of East Anglia UEA

Primary Education (Key Stage 1 and 2, 5-11)

This programme prepares students to teach in the age band 5-11 years with a specialism in Key Stage 1 (years 1 and 2) and Lower Key Stage 2 (years 3 and 4); successful completion leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) subject to satisfactory performance in skills tests and 60 credits at Master's level; students follow programmes in teaching core and non-core subjects across the curriculum, relevant to their age range; 19 weeks are spent in school placements; placements are spread across all 3 terms with final teaching placements in the spring and summer terms.

Entry requirements

Lower 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent; GCSE grade C or equivalent in English language, mathematics and science subject; applicants must have gained recent experience, in school, with children of the age range that they wish to teach.

Sponsorship information

The Teaching Agency (TA) are offering a bursary to students who have received a certain level of achievement at undergraduate degree level; 1st Class: �9,000; 2.1: �5,000; UK students should also be eligible to receive a maintenance grant; prospective students are advised to contact the TA and Student Finance England to ascertain the financial support available.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PGCE Full-time £ 14,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of East Anglia Norwich NR4 7TJ East of England

Key information

PGCE Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
01603 592855