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Primary Education - Later Years 5-11 (QTS Honours), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Leeds, United Kingdom
During the Primary Education - Later Years 5-11 (QTS Honours) program at Leeds Trinity University, you'll learn how effective teaching can impact a child's educational progress, developing teaching skills informed by theory and subject knowledge. You'll apply your knowledge in a classroom setting, working in all areas of the National Curriculum. 
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Children enter Key Stage 1 having experienced a range of exciting and practical learning opportunities in the Early Years Foundation Stage. In Key Stage 2, children are learning to use key skills like working with others, problem-solving and communication. They need quality learning opportunities to help them develop these skills effectively and prepare them for moving to secondary education and beyond. 

You'll understand the roles and responsibilities of a teacher and develop the professional skills of planning, teaching and assessing learning, as well as how to build effective relationships with children.

The Primary Education - Later Years 5-11 (QTS Honours) program at Leeds Trinity University gives you a deep knowledge of the Teachers' Standards and the chance to apply theory to practice in your school-based placements. The settings in which learning takes place are not restricted to the primary classroom, so you'll also complete an enhanced placement in a setting such as special provision, specialist subject provision, a museum, an educational attraction or library service.

Graduate Opportunities 

As a qualified teacher, you'll open the door to a wide range of career progression opportunities that will not only increase your earning potential but will help you to make a difference at a much higher level.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Year 1
  • In your first year, you will become familiar with the Teachers' Standards and the key roles and responsibilities of a class teacher. You will begin to develop an understanding of the key learning theories and aspects of child development that underpin all classroom activities.

Year 2

  • In your second year, you will reflect on your own progress towards becoming a qualified teacher and set targets to develop your independence in the classroom. As part of your professional development, you will continue to build your understanding of how best to support children with a wide range of needs.  

Year 3

  • In your final year, you will make the transition from trainee to Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT). You will learn about the key ethical and legal responsibilities of the teacher and how to establish good working relationships with colleagues in school, including professionals from support services and parents.

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

Admission requirements: 

  • Transcripts
  • English language qualification
  • References (in English)
  • Copy of your passport if available

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    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 Leeds

  • 637 - 1110 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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