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Primary Education with QTS (Part-Time) (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #1001 (WUR) Cambridge, United Kingdom
Primary Education with QTS (Part-Time) (Hons) programme was designed by the Edge Hill University Partnership who wanted to collaborate more closely on the delivery of the theoretical as well as the practical aspects of an undergraduate initial teacher training degree.
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Therefore, on this Primary Education with QTS (Part-Time) (Hons) programme of Edge Hill University, the training is delivered through study weeks and twilight taught sessions by trainers from across the Edge Hill University partnership, complemented by tasks undertaken in a school setting. It provides the opportunity to study for a degree leading to QTS, with Edge Hill University, from anywhere in the North West.


Our graduates obtain work in schools across the UK and abroad and we offer excellent support to help you gain a first post as a Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT). You will have an ability to teach in Key Stage 1 and 2 in primary schools, a strong knowledge of primary education and outstanding classroom skills, so that you meet and exceed the current national standards.

You will also have a thorough understanding of how to teach the primary curriculum in creative ways that excite and stimulate children whilst ensuring that they make good progress. In addition you will have comprehensive knowledge of a specialist subject, preparing you to take a leadership role in school. Skills in monitoring and managing your own development, and an ability to reflect on alternative approaches to education, will help you to make your own informed choices and aid your career progression.

Before the end of your degree you will need to complete a Career Entry and Development Profile (CEDP) which acts as a useful bridge between your initial teacher training programme and your first teaching post.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Partnership Led Curriculum - Foundation Subjects 
  • Minor Specialism 
  • Academic and Professional Development 
  • Curriculum, Teaching and Learning - English and Computing 
  • Curriculum, Teaching and Learning - Mathematics and Science
  • Partnership Led Curriculum - Inspiring Learning Experiences in Foundation Subjects 
  • Curriculum, Teaching and Learning - English and Computing 
  • Curriculum, Teaching and Learning - Mathematics and Science 
  • Primary Professional Practice - Phase 1B
  • Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Developing the Reflective Practitioner 
  • Minor Specialism 

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.

General Requirements

  • Typical offer 96 UCAS Tariff points, for which no specific subjects are required, plus GCSE English Language, Mathematics and Science at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent).
  • You are expected to have a commitment to, and understanding of, primary education, demonstrating the personal attributes, values and motivation required to train as a teacher.
  • You should also be able to demonstrate a commitment to ongoing part-time experience in the role of the teaching assistant (voluntary or paid), equivalent to a minimum of one day a week for the school year for the duration of the programme with the approval of the Head Teacher (and their commitment to support your progress).

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    77 GBP/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 77 GBP per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cambridge

  • 846 - 1470 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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


Subject to eligibility, UK and EU students can apply for a Tuition Fee Loan from the Government to cover the full cost of tuition fees.

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