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Primary Education (3-11) with QTS (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Lancaster, United Kingdom | Carlisle, United Kingdom
During the Primary Education (3-11) with QTS (Hons) program from University of Cumbria you'll explore how children learn between the ages of 3 and 11, you’ll learn about the curriculum, specialisms and pedagogy, so you can make a positive contribution to young children's lives.
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Overview

At the Primary Education (3-11) with QTS (Hons) program from University of Cumbria you’ll learn the theory, but work-based placements in schools sit at the heart of our course to equip you with first-hand experience to bolster your CV and prepare you for a rich and successful life in teaching.

If you don’t have your statutory skills test before you come on the course, don’t worry, we'll support you in taking the test with personalised sessions.

Career:

You will be provided with the skills to progress into a successful role as a primary school teacher in the early years and primary classroom (Foundation Stage, Key Stages 1 and 2).

A choice of specialisms are available on different campuses to develop your knowledge and understanding of a specific subject or areas of school practice. By studying a specialist theme you can expect to emerge as a leader in your field, making you highly valued by employers. The skills you gain will open up a wide variety of careers in the education sector, and in the care of children in their early years.

Accreditation

Accredited by the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) and the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (Ofsted)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Investigating Learning and Teaching 1: Learning and Teaching and Research
  • Introducing EYFS and the Curriculum Carousel
  • Introducing Curriculum Carousel
  • Pedagogy through Specialism: Teaching and Learning
  • Beginning to Teach English
  • Beginning to Teach Maths

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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

  • 104 - 128 UCAS tariff points. GCSE in English, Maths and Science at grade C/4 or above.
  • You must have a total of five national curriculum GCSEs demonstrating a broad spread of knowledge.
  • Successful clearance for Disclosure and Barring Service (ie a police background check) and Occupational Health. The university will contact you about this if you are offered a place.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 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 Lancaster

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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