Applicants should have at least a 2:1 honours degree, or a 2:2 honours degree plus evidence of wider experience in a UK school or foundation setting relevant to Primary/Early Years education.
GCSE English Language, Maths and a Science at Grade 4 (Grade C for those sitting their GCSE before 2017) or above, or an equivalent award including some equivalency tests, are required prior to the course start (Evidence should usually be provided by 1 September). Functional Skills and the Certificate in Adult Numeracy/Literacy are not accepted in place of GCSEs.
Months of entry
You’ll choose from two training models*:
- Study on-campus
- Develop your theoretical knowledge informed by the very latest research
- Supported by expert teaching staff
- Extensive placements organised by the university
- Placements will fit around your university lectures and seminars
- Learn on the job in your provider school(s)
- Supported by experienced teachers and mentors
- Underpin your practical learning with university study
As part of this course, you’ll:
- Train to be a primary school teacher with a specialism in physical education, teaching children aged five to 11
- Study all primary stage national curriculum subjects, with a focus on English, mathematics, science and PE
- Explore established educational theories alongside new ideas, concepts and developments
- Learn to promote, shape and develop the teaching of PE within a primary school setting
*Both routes lead to a PGCE with 60 master’s credits on successful completion. There will be three assignments across the year, each leading to 20 master’s level credits.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time9 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Admissions Enquiries
- +44 (0)113 812 3113