Taught course

Primary Education

Institution
University of Southampton · Southampton Education School
Qualifications
PGCE

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Entry requirements

A UK bachelors degree with GCSEs (or equivalent) in English language, mathematics and Science, preferably double or triple, at grades A*-C/9-4, passed Skills Tests in numeracy and literacy, a clear (or approved) enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and a satisfactory health check

Months of entry

September

Course content

Overview

Learn how to plan, teach and assess across the primary curriculum and how to manage and organise a classroom.

• 100% of Education graduates are employed or in further study six months after graduation (DLHE survey, 2016/17)

• PGCE Primary available in general primary and in primary with maths specialism

• Opportunities to work in Kenya, with trainees describing this as ‘life-changing’

• In partnership with a total of over 125 local schools and colleges

Experience

Our student’s benefit from the integration of University and school-based learning which draws on the expertise of our partner schools as well as University tutors. As a leading research-led University, you can engage with research in a variety of ways, including conducting a self-chosen, small-scale classroom investigation.

The PGCE primary course aims to provide students with the tools needed to become a reflective, research-led teacher who is able to critically analyse their own practice through training – and onto their teaching career.

• Expand your understanding of how children learn and the factors that are involved

• Develop your subject knowledge in relation to the National Curriculum

• Develop positive attitudes towards the health and well-being of children and teachers in schools

• Support your growing proficiency in planning, teaching, assessing and managing a classroom

• Familiarise you with current policy and initiatives

• Achieve Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) through practical experience

• Experience two contrasting schools during the course alongside university-based learning

Information for international students

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/education/postgraduate/itt_courses/pgce_primary.page#modules

Fees and funding

Scholarships, bursaries, sponsorships or grants may be available to support you through your course. Funding opportunities available to you are linked to your subject area and/or your country of origin. These can be from the University of Southampton or other sources.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCE
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
Email
ITTadmissions@soton.ac.uk
Phone
023 8059 3473