University of Hull

Primary Teaching University of Hull Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Silver

University of Hull has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

Find out more about the TEF.

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

Course details

Modules

Year 1

Core modules

Primary English
Primary Maths
Primary Science
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

Core modules

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

Core modules

Year 3 Placement
School Based Research Project: Driving Improvement
Teaching and Learning in the Primary School 3
Creating the Curriculum
Special Educational Needs

Optional modules

Are You Sure? Proof in Maths
Stimulating Sustainability
Cybertexts: 21st Century Literacy

All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.

Assessment method

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:

  • 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 code X120
Institution code H72
Campus name The University of Hull
Campus code -

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points Points can be from any qualification on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 80 points from
A levels
BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma
Irish Leaving Certificate
Scottish Highers
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)

Health checks

Interview


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
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.

https://www.hull.ac.uk/Choose-Hull/Study-at-Hull/Admissions/English-language-requirements.aspx


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
EU £9,250 * Year 1
International £14,500 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.

Additional fee information

Your tuition fees will cover most costs associated with your programme (including registration, tuition, supervision, assessment and examination). There are some extra costs that you might have to pay, or choose to pay, depending on your programme of study and the decisions you make. We work hard to help ease money concerns during your time at university with a range of scholarships and bursaries that can make a huge difference to your budget. See www.hull.ac.uk/scholarships for more details.

Provider information

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University of Hull
Admissions Office
Cottingham Road
Hull
HU6 7RX


Course contact details

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Main Contact

01482 466100