University of Hull has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This degree gives you a direct route into entry-level primary school teaching. And you'll gain extensive teaching experience in one of our many partner primary schools.
We've got excellent links with urban and rural Primary Partnership schools – so you can gain extensive teaching experience in each year of your course. On graduation, you'll receiving a recommendation for QTS (Qualified Teacher Status).
98% of our educational studies students are in work or further study six months after graduating (UK domicile full-time first degree leavers; Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey for the academic year 2016/17, published by HESA 2018)
Each year includes an extensive block of school experience. In the first two years you'll be in supportive paired placements with another student teacher.
You'll be able to specialise in your area of interest and learn about innovations in education – from digital technologies to Forest Schools.
- You'll keep learning with our support long after graduation too through NQT professional development and specialist Masters-level programme opportunities.
This course is for people who have an interest in education and the ways that people learn and develop. It'll help you to understand the theories, values, policies and practices that underpin ‘education for all’.
Official Team GB partners
Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you – and we’ll help you find it.
What does this mean for you? It means that whether you’re studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, you’ll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership.
We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. Some of our students recently helped Team GB athletes get their kit ready to compete in preparation for the Minsk 2019 European Games. It’s an extraordinary partnership, and you won’t find it anywhere else.
Find out more at hull.ac.uk/teamgb
Teaching and Learning in the Primary School 1
The Early Years Foundations for Learning
Choose one of the following (according to your specialism)
Learning in the Outdoor Classroom
The North Face: A Literary Landscape
Creative Maths 1
Year 2 Placement
The Core Curriculum
Teaching and Learning in the Primary School 2
Foundation Subjects in the National Curriculum and Religious Education 1
Foundation Subjects in the National Curriculum and Religious Education 2
Choose one of the following
Encouraging Wider Reading: Children's Literature
Creative Maths 2
Science Through Technological Understanding
Theories of How Children Learn
Year 3 Placement
School Based Research Project: Driving Improvement
Teaching and Learning in the Primary School 3
Creating the Curriculum
Special Educational Needs
Are You Sure? Proof in Maths
Cybertexts: 21st Century Literacy
All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.
You'll be assessed through a combination of written, practical and coursework assessments throughout your degree.
Written assessment typically includes exams and multiple choice tests.
Practical is an assessment of your skills and competencies. This could include presentations, school experience, work experience or laboratory work.
Coursework typically includes essays, written assignments, dissertations, research projects or producing a portfolio of your work.
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
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||The University of Hull|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||112 points||
Points can be from any qualification on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 80 points from
BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma
Irish Leaving Certificate
Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma
or a combination of appropriate Level 3 qualifications
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 45 credits|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||28 points|
Applicants must also have GCSE English Language, Mathematics and Science Grade C/4
Applicants with other qualifications are welcome to apply.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with at least 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University please visit www.hull.ac.uk|
|Institution's Own Test||University of Hull English Language Programme||60% overall (with minimum 55% in each skill)|
Please click below for a list of the English language qualifications we accept.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|EU||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|England||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£9,250 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£9,250 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.