• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
The Primary Teacher Education (Hons) programme at the Oxford Brookes University is for those who want a career where you can really change children’s lives, are curious about how children learn and want to become an outstanding teacher who improves children’s prospects.
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The Primary Teacher Education (Hons) programme at the Oxford Brookes University develops your individual expertise as a teacher. We provide experiences to deepen your understanding of how to teach effectively. And they will be underpinned by current and relevant educational research, and theory about how children learn. 

You will be taught by dedicated primary teaching specialists, most of whom are former primary teachers themselves. 

You will:

  • gain an understanding of the full range of subjects in the primary school national curriculum
  • gain the skills to become a teacher recommended for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
  • be well-informed about current practice
  • prepare to become a future professional leader

Career prospects

Students from the course are very successful in finding appointments in primary schools across the country. Feedback from schools indicates a high level of satisfaction with the quality of teachers from this course.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • An Introduction to Educational Research
  • Child Development and Learning
  • Introducing Professional Practice- SBTI
  • Primary English: Teaching Reading in Key Stage 
  • The Wider Curriculum: Humanities, DT and The Arts
  • Thinking Mathematically and Being Mathematical

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • UCAS Tariff Points: 104
  • A Level: BCC
  • IB Points: 29
  • GCSE: English Language, Mathematics and Science (or Biology, Chemistry or Physics) at grade 4 or above

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13900 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Oxford

  • 939 - 1530 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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