Staffordshire University

Primary Education with QTS Staffordshire University Degree level: Undergraduate

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The BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS provides a route into the primary teaching alongside gaining an education degree, which means you'll be able to go straight into your first job as a primary school teacher when you graduate.

Our course puts learning at the heart of what we do. This means that your learning is at the centre of the course just as, when you are teaching, the learning of your school students must be at the centre of your work.

The course is distinctive because it involves a mix of university input and school experience, close attention to your individual needs and a genuine sense of partnership with the schools that we work with. You'll undertake valuable and varied placements at each stage of the course in a range of settings.

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award:

BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS

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 code X112
Institution code S72
Campus name Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)
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 112 UCAS Tariff

For Primary award GCSE in Science, at Grade C or grade 4

Minimum 2 weeks experience with children of which at least one week must be within a school/educational setting. Any additional work with children will enhance your application, e.g. Brownies Scouts, sports coaching etc.
Applicants to Initial Teacher Training courses are required to pass the skills tests before starting their course.

You will be required to successfully complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) application and be certified fit to teach.

You will be invited for interview prior to your acceptance and enrolment onto the course and expected to carry out a teaching placement assessment.
You will be provided with a teaching placements post enrolment.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Interview


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required such as IELTS 6.0 or above (with a minimum of 5.5 in each category). A minimum of GCSE of English at Grade C or above

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £11,100 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For further details of what is and is not included in your tuition fees please visit www.staffs.ac.uk/fees

Provider information

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Staffordshire University
College Road
Stoke on Trent
ST4 2DE


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