Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary
- Train to become a well-rounded and creative primary school teacher.
- Understand early years teaching, and how children learn.
- Gain hands-on experience with extensive in-school training.
- Develop your interests and expertise into a specialist teaching area.
- Qualify as a teacher, and benefit from the course's very high graduate employment level.
- lectures and seminars from expert tutors
- regular school-based placements and research
- one-to-one support from a personal academic tutor
- research into a specialist area such as maths, science, PE or languages
- range of e-learning materials
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. Year 1 - Compulsory modules Introduction To The Early Years Core Curriculum Introduction To The Wider Curriculum In Early Years Professional Learning 1 Understanding Learning And Learners 1 Understanding Learning And Learners 2 Year 2 - Compulsory modules Developing Enquiry Through A Specialism Developing The Core Curriculum Developing The Foundation Subjects Placement 2 Professional Learning 2 Understanding Inclusion Final year - Compulsory modules Educational Enquiry Enhancing The English And Digital Literacy Curriculum Enhancing The Maths And Science Curriculum Placement 3 Professional Learning 3 Values And Issues In Education
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
We accept Grade B from CACHE Diploma in Child Care and Education. If you are shortlisted, we will invite you to a selection event and you should present a passport or photo driving license. You can present other forms of photo ID for the selection event, but if you do, you will still need to present valid identity documents required by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) prior to starting your course. We consider other qualifications from the UCAS tariff. Applicants with alternative qualifications or a combination of qualifications and work experience are also considered. We welcome applications from people of any age. Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Occupational Health Screening You will need to undertake occupational health screening to determine your suitability to undertake the course. This will be provided by the University free of charge. As part of this assessment you are expected to provide all relevant, truthful and accurate information to ensure a safe environment for yourself and service users.
If you are shortlisted, we will invite you to a selection event and you should present a passport or photo driving license. You can present other forms of photo ID for the selection event, but if you do, you will still need to present valid identity documents required by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) prior to starting your course. Please visit the course page on our website for further details on the selection event/interview process.
Course enrolment - professional requirements Before enrolling you must complete all the professional checks that are required as part of entry for the course: Suitability Declaration You must fully declare the following information on the pre-admission suitability declaration form provided during the admissions process: • unfiltered criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings. For further information on unfiltered offences please see the Disclosure and Barring Service website. • involvement in disciplinary proceedings during paid or voluntary employment or education establishments • involvement with safeguarding proceedings, social services or related organisations • if you have ever been removed from a teacher training programme as a result of your behaviour, or would have been removed if you had not left the programme Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Criminal Record Check • you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) criminal record check prior to or during the enrolment week of your course. This will be provided by the University free of charge. • you will need to present valid identity documents (PDF) as part of the DBS application process • if you have lived outside of the UK for more than six consecutive months in the last five years you must provide an overseas criminal record check. Further information on obtaining an overseas criminal record check. • where your DBS Enhanced Disclosure certificate contains any recorded information you must present this to the Academic Administration Team within ten working days of receipt of the certificate. • In addition to this all those who are made an offer of a place will be checked against the DfE children’s barred list. If your personal circumstances change in relation to any of the professional requirements, from when you apply to the end of your course, please notify the Academic Administration team immediately by emailing [email protected]
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7||With a minimum of 6.5 in all skills or equivalent.|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.
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