Staffordshire University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
The BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS provides a route into the primary teaching alongside gaining an education degree, which means you'll be able to go straight into your first job as a primary school teacher when you graduate. Our course puts learning at the heart of what we do. This means that your learning is at the centre of the course just as, when you are teaching, the learning of your school students must be at the centre of your work. The course is distinctive because it involves a mix of university input and school experience, close attention to your individual needs and a genuine sense of partnership with the schools that we work with. You'll undertake valuable and varied placements at each stage of the course in a range of settings. • Applicants to Initial Teacher Training courses are required to pass the skills tests before starting their course. • You will be required to successfully complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) application and be certified fit to teach. • You will be invited for interview prior to your acceptance and enrolment onto the course and expected to carry out a teaching placement assessment. • You will be provided with a teaching placements post enrolment. • Ideally applicants will have at least 2 weeks experience with within a school/educational setting. This and other experience with children will enhance applications, e.g. Brownies Scouts, sports coaching etc On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS
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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- Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
You will be required to successfully pass an Occupational Health check
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required such as IELTS 6.0 or above (with a minimum of 5.5 in each category). A minimum of GCSE of English at Grade C or above|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|