Taught course

Education - PGCE (Suffolk and Norfolk Primary SCITT)

University of Suffolk · University of Suffolk

Entry requirements

Candidates must have an honours degree 2:2 or above, preferably in a National Curriculum subject or Education, GCSE grade C (or grade 4), or equivalent, in English, mathematics and science and professional skills tests pass in numeracy and literacy prior to starting the course.

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

IELTS 6.5 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) where English is not the students' first language.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)1473 338833