University of Gloucestershire

University of Gloucestershire

Primary Education (3-7 years)

This course gives a high priority to developing students abilities of analysis, evaluation and autonomous learning and development; placements are in 2 different schools; leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), subject to satisfactory performance in skills tests.

Entry requirements

2.2 degree in a relevant subject for the primary school curriculum; or at least 1/2 of degree study time spent on an area that relates to the primary curriculum; GCSE mathematics and English and science grade C or above (or equivalent); evidence of successful experience in a primary classroom (a minimum of 10 full days is advised); in addition to the above, successful applicants are required to complete 2 weeks school experience in a primary school before commencing the PGCE course; this is to complete set tasks in preparation for training.

Course modules

Modules include: Skills tests; school experience 1; school experience 2; school experience 3; professional development profile; core subject strength: English; core subject strength: mathematics; core subject strength: science; core subject strength: information communication technology; professional studies.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGCE Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PGCE (professional) Full-time £ 8,250 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Francis Close Hall Cheltenham GL50 4AZ South West

Key information

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