Taught course

Education - PGCE (Suffolk and Norfolk Primary SCITT)

University of Suffolk · Children, Young People and Education

Entry requirements

GCSE English Language, Maths and Science at Grade 4/C or above (or equivalent).

A UK first degree (or equivalent) - normally 2.2 honours or better (or equiv. 360 CAT points)

If your qualifications were not gained in the UK, you can visit the National Academic Register Centre (NARIC) website to find out whether your qualifications are considered to be equivalent to UK GCSEs and degrees. Please note that the onus is on you to prove that your qualifications are equivalent and you must include a NARIC statement with your application verifying this.

A skills test prior to commence teacher training.

Months of entry


Course content

The Suffolk and Norfolk School Centred Initial Teaching Training programmes for Primary teachers aim to bring together the very best of school centred and academic training to produce competent and confident Newly Qualified Teachers who consider and reflect upon the purposes of education, as well as having high levels of knowledge, understanding and skills in the learning and teaching of children.

The Suffolk and Norfolk Primary SCITT offers both Salaried and Tuition training routes. Both Primary SCITT programmes are designed to facilitate maximum experiential learning. Trainees on the courses specialise in either early years education 3-7 years or primary education 5-11 years. In addition, both the Tuition and Salaried routes offer the opportunity to undertake an SEN specialism. On successful completion of the course, all Tuition trainees will gain QTS and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education and be qualified to teach across the primary range. Salaried trainees all gain QTS and have the choice of gaining a Postgraduate Certificate in Education.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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