University of Strathclyde

Degree level: Undergraduate

Primary Education

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Course summary

A career in primary education is both challenging and rewarding, inspiring the learning of future generations. Why Primary Education at Strathclyde? Study with Scotland’s largest provider of Initial Teacher Education. Undertake work placements with children and young people from 0 to 14 years. Study on a programme designed to meet the recommendations of the 2010 Donaldson report, Teaching Scotland’s Future. The programme meets the requirement for provisional registration by the General Teaching Council for Scotland. Take advantage of Gaelic-medium placement options. Your Career Primary teachers are faced each day with complex and demanding tasks. Teachers develop, plan, implement and evaluate programmes of study in all curricular areas – expressive arts, health and wellbeing, languages, literacy and English, mathematics, religious and moral education, sciences, social studies and technologies. Most of our graduates go on to work as primary school teachers, contributing to the social and personal development of their pupils. Recent graduate roles include: Primary school teacher

Course details

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Primary

How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Application codes

Course code:
X120
Institution code:
S78
Campus name:
University of Strathclyde
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
91%
Student satisfaction
88%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Scotland £1820 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £15150 Year 1
International £15150 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £15150 Year 1

Additional fee information

Undergraduate students who live in Scotland will usually have their tuition fees paid by the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS). If you have previously attended university or college or are not sure about your eligibility, you should contact SAAS to check your eligibility to have your fees paid. SAAS will pay your tuition fees directly to Strathclyde. Most undergraduate students from the rest of the UK (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) will receive a free year of tuition as, assuming no change in Rest of UK fees policy over the period, the total amount payable by undergraduate students will be capped. For students commencing study next session, this is capped at £27,750. The University of Strathclyde offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. For further information, please consult the following page: https://www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/scholarships/. For further information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the "Fees and funding" section on the programme website.
Primary Education at University of Strathclyde - UCAS