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Course summary

Become a teacher with this primary education degree and receive teacher training rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in its 2016 report. You will also benefit from our excellent links with schools. Our Primary Education with Qualified Teacher Status degree will give you the knowledge and skills to inspire young learners. You will receive teacher training through on-the-job placements and sessions at the university with our tutors. The course includes around eight weeks each year observing and working alongside experienced primary teachers in a school. This means that by the time you achieve Qualified Teacher Status at the end of your final year, you will have the skills and confidence to start your career as a primary education teacher. What you should know about this course:

  • Ofsted rated the quality of teacher training as 'Outstanding' in its recent report for Initial Teacher Education 2016.
  • Upon successful completion, you will achieve Qualified Teacher Status to pursue your dream career.
  • 96% overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2021)

Modules

All degree courses are made of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures. Module content, and how each is module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page

Assessment method

Students are assessed through a combination of course work, exams and practical assessment where relevant. You can view more information about how each module on this course is assessed within our 'What you will study' section. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.

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

Application codes

Course code:
X320
Institution code:
G70
Campus name:
University of Greenwich (Avery Hill Campus)
Campus code:
A

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We accept A Levels, T Levels, BTECs, International Baccalaureate (IB), Access to HE courses, or equivalent level 3 qualifications.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.gre.ac.uk/undergraduate-courses/eduhea/x320/2023#entry-requirements

Additional entry requirements

Health checks

Interview

Other

Additional entry requirements: • Professional / Academic Reference Required. • Attend an interview at a Selection Day. • Complete a suitability declaration, an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check, and an occupational health check.


English language requirements

For more information about our English Language requirements, please click on the following link:

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
49%
Student satisfaction
95%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
Go onto work and study

The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £15100 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2022/23 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2023/24 academic year. Please follow this link for more information https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance
Primary Education with Qualified Teacher Status at University of Greenwich - UCAS