Entry requirements

Applicants must have: GCSE English, Science and Mathematics Grade C or above (or an equivalent qualification). Degree class 2:2 or above, or equivalent qualification. 15 days (or equivalent) prior experience working with children over the last 3 years. At least 5 days of this must be a mainstream primary school. Candidates must take part in individual and group interviews with representative from partnership schools and the University.

Months of entry


Course content

The University of St Mark & St John is one of the most experienced teacher-training institutions in the country. For more than 175 years, our University has played a key role in populating the world with industry-leading, outstanding teaching staff. In fact, our trainees have been found to be seven times more likely to be employed than those from any other named provider.

Our Primary PGCE course focuses on shaping skills which can make a real difference. We recognise that teaching is a true vocation and therefore the overarching aim of the Primary PGCE is to prepare the next generation of outstanding teachers by providing training of great breadth and variety.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Kate Brimacombe
01752 636700 ext 5714