Our three year Undergraduate course in Primary Education provides a high standard of training for those preparing to take up a teaching post in the primary school sector. The course complies with the statutory guidance from the Department for Education for Initial Teacher Training courses. The BA (Hons) in Primary Education is specifically designed to ensure that those who are successful will be recommended for the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) - the professional award required by all those who wish to teach in a maintained school. You will focus on the teaching of the National Curriculum for primary schools and specialise in teaching Key Stages 1 and 2 whilst also having valuable opportunities to experience alternative educational settings such as Early Years, Secondary, SEND and transition. We work with around 275 primary schools from across the entire West Midlands region and beyond.
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:
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Successfully short listed applicants will be required to attend an interview. A satisfactory DBS Police Check, Fitness to Teach, Medical Check and Prohibition Order Check are required. Due to OFSTED compliance, if you are successful you will be required to provide your ORIGINAL certificates to the University of Wolverhampton Admissions Unit.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Entry to this course requires a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
Entry to this course requires a Occupational Health check
Successful short listed applications will be invited to attend an interview as part of the selection process. The interview process will include: You will also take part in a rigorous selection process designed to assess your readiness to train to teach. Interview and Selection First Stage: All applicants that are successful with their application will be invited to complete a set of short professional scenarios involving reading, writing and numerical tasks. These will provide us with an audit of your existing strengths as well as indicate any areas where you need to develop your knowledge and understanding during your course. If you are offered a place following interview, you will be required to demonstrate your professional readiness through successful completion of all of the tasks as one of your conditions of acceptance before the course starts. This may mean that you are asked to attend support sessions in English and mathematics during your course to enable you to demonstrate a satisfactory level of proficiency by the completion of your course. Any work to address shortfalls in English and mathematics must be undertaken by the trainee teacher in addition to other aspects of their training. It is the trainee’s responsibility to secure these fundamental skills before being recommended for Qualified Teacher Status. Second Stage: You will undertake either an observed group task or a subject-specific activity (if you are applying for secondary teacher training). Third Stage: You will engage in individual face to face interview
Entry to this course requires a Prohibition Check
English language requirements
As an EU or International applicant you will need to showcase your English language proficiency skills during your admissions process. The below qualifications are accepted for a number of courses, please be aware these scores are a guide on what is acceptable. http://wlv.ac.uk/english We have a suite of courses that require differing English language proficiency, these requirements are there to ensure that you have the correct ability to achieve your desired qualification with us. You will also need to check each individual course page for accuracy as our Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies courses require specific English qualifications prior to entry.
English Language Requirements - EU and International Applicants
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