University of Exeter

University of Exeter

Primary Education (English)

This course covers all aspects of the Key Stage 1 (age 5-7) and Key Stage 2 (age 7-11) curriculum with time spent on school placements and university study. It leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

Entry requirements

Degree in relevant subject; GCSE grade C in English, mathematics and science (please note that for Primary applicants although the Teaching Agency requirement is a grade C, applicants are generally only considered with a grade B or above in mathematics and English and a grade C in science); Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check; fitness to teach medical assessment; interview; Professional skills tests in literacy and numeracy.

Course modules

Modules include: primary English specialist studies; core curriculum studies studies; educational and professional studies; school-based work: placements in 2 schools.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time £ 3,375 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PGCE Full-time £ 3,375 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
St Luke's Campus Exeter EX1 2LU South West

Key information

PGCE Admissions
Telephone number: 
0844 620 0012