Primary Education 3-7 with QTS

University of Brighton

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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TThis course is for those looking to qualify as a primary teacher and focuses on the 3–7 age range. As a practitioner you will provide developmental support to learners from foundation to Key Stage 1, encouraging a love of learning to help children reach their full potential. The course leads to the award of Qualified Teacher Status, enabling you to teach in England and Wales. We have been training teachers for more than 100 years and in our most recent inspection we were rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. Our emphasis is on enabling you to apply your learning to real-life situations and challenges. You will benefit from our partnerships with over 600 schools where you’ll gain practical school-based experience in a wide range of settings – large, small, rural and urban. From art and design and children’s literature to mathematics, science and computing, we offer a diverse range of modules to give you the knowledge, skills and understanding required to become an outstanding teacher. You will learn from our experienced and enthusiastic course team who have many years’ experience in schools. Our facilities include a curriculum centre which houses more than 30,000 specialist resources for trainee teachers. You will also benefit from having an individual support tutor who will help guide you through your academic and professional development as you progress through the course.

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

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeX100
Institution code B72
Campus nameBrighton
Campus codeB

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBB
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits M: 30 credits Pass with 60 credits overall. At least 45 credits at level 3, with 15 credits at distinction and the rest at merit.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 27 points Must include three subjects at Higher Level.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3, H3
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE (Minimum Grade C or Grade 4) At least 5 subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Science

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.56.5 Overall at least 6.0 in all four components.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14604 Year 1

Additional fee information

The fees listed here are for full-time courses beginning in the academic year 2020–21. Further tuition fees are payable for each subsequent year of study and are subject to an annual increase of no more than 5% or RPI (whichever is the greater). The annual increase for UK/EU students, who are subject to regulated fees, will increase no more than the statutory maximum fee. The tuition fee you have to pay depends on a number of factors including the kind of course you take, and whether you study full-time or part-time. If you are studying part-time you will normally be charged on a pro rata basis depending on the number of modules you take. If your course includes a sandwich year option you will pay a reduced fee during this year; £1,290 for home students and £2,076 for international students. International students should confirm the tuition fee for the course you are applying for by using our course finder. You may have to pay additional costs during your studies. The cost of optional activities is not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees, can be found on our website.
Primary Education 3-7 with QTS at University of Brighton - UCAS