Gain a degree in primary education in just two years and benefit from teacher training rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in its 2016 report. We also have excellent links with schools. Our intensive two-year accelerated degree in primary education will develop your awareness of current practice in primary schools and early years settings. You will be taught by specialists who have links in primary education and have the chance to gain hands-on experience on school-based placements. This degree course is ideal if you want to gain Qualified Teacher Status by applying for a School Direct or PGCE course once you've graduated. What you should know about this course:
- Our degree is condensed into an intensive two-year programme of study
- Taught by specialists with links in primary education, featuring opportunities which enable you to make connections between theory and school-based practice
- Incorporates the most current and up-to-date advances in response to changes in this ever-evolving sector.
All degree courses are made up 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 module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.
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.
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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- University of Greenwich (Avery Hill Campus)
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We accept A Levels, T Levels, BTECs, Access to HE and all other qualifications with UCAS Tariff points.
Additional entry requirements
Applicants will be required to Complete a Suitability Declaration and pass an Occupational Health check.
Suitable applicants will be required to attend an interview. Find out more about this requirement on our selection day page https://www.gre.ac.uk/study/after-you-apply/interview
Applicants will also be required to: •Provide an academic or professional reference.
English language requirements
For more information about our English Language Requirements, please click on the following link:
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Fees and funding
Additional fee information
We understand that the transition to University for Undergraduate students can be daunting and confusing when it comes to finances. The University of Greenwich has a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and other financial support measures to support students that require it most. More information can be found on our website at www.greenwich.ac.uk/finance/funding-your-studies