Taught course

General Primary with QTS (5 -11 years)

University of Cumbria · Faculty of Education

Entry requirements

Normally a first degree, or its equivalent with a minimum of 2:2 honours. Three GCSEs at minimum grade C or above to include English language, mathematics and science (including biology, chemistry or physics). All successful applicants must have met this requirement by 31 July 2016. Successful completion of the QTS skills test in literacy and numeracy before the start of the course. For detailed selection criteria, please see the course listing page on the website.

Months of entry


Course content

Our popular PGCE courses are highly-rated by both students and external organisations, helping hundreds to advance into careers as primary teachers.

Your university lessons will involve studying 2 modules at masters level, taught by highly-committed and effective tutors who will help you achieve new levels in your professional development.

You'll learn everything you need to be a confident and knowledgeable teacher, with a wealth of classroom experience to give you the best start to your future.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

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