University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD Lampeter and Carmarthen)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD)

Primary Education (Upper Primary, 7-11)

The course is designed to prepare students for a career in teaching in the upper primary (7-11 years) across the range of the primary curriculum; he programme has 2 main components: school-based experience and campus-based studies.

Entry requirements

Applicants should be graduates of a university, polytechnic or college of higher education approved by the university of Wales; passes (grades A-C) in English language, mathematics and science at O-level or GCSE (or their equivalent) are a necessary requirement for candidates of all ages; applicants are also expected to have either an A-level (or equivalent) or a degree in a national curriculum subject suitable for primary teaching in order to offer a curriculum specialism; Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) enhanced disclosure; interview.

Assessment methods

The assessment of students on the PGCE (primary) programme has 2 components: practical teaching in which teaching skills and professional competence are considered; course work in which a series of written assignments are assessed; in addition there are subject knowledge audits in mathematics, English and science.

Applying for teacher training at UWTSD

Applications for all PGCE teacher training programmes are made via UCAS, please select the code T80 as the training provider followed by T for Townhill Campus – Swansea, when making your choices.


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

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Mount Pleasant Campus Swansea SA1 6ED Wales

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Key information

Telephone number: 
01792 481094