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Primary Education (5-11) PGCE
University of Brighton

School Of Education

About this course

Primary Education (5-11) PGCE: Course prepares graduates to teach in a key stage 1/ key stage 2 setting (5-11 years); course reflects the newly revised primary curriculum; school experience constitutes a major element of the course and is structured as a linear progression; this enables participants to consider the ways in which schools operate, the management of learning, the development of teaching and assessment strategies, and the role of the class teacher.


6 taught modules (in addition to the 2 school placement modules); and the National Curriculum at Key Stages 1 and 2 with modules in English; mathematics; information communication technology; and the foundation subjects.

Course dates & prices

Starting How long Days you attend Details Where Class info Price

Sep 2014

1 years

Full time The deadline for the receipt of applicat
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Sep 2014

1 years

Full time The deadline for the receipt of applicat
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Additional entry requirements

Degree at 2.1 or equivalent in a subject area that has some relevance to early years/primary school teaching, but it does not need to be in a national curriculum area; experience of working in schools prior to application (at least 50 per cent of the required) minimum of 4 weeks recent experience (ideally more), in a primary classroom (Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2); applicants must demonstrate that they are familiar with the context that they intend to work in and provide evidence of some understanding of the teaching profession; experience of working with children (non-school-based context); previous experience of working with children in a non-school-based context, work or life experiences that have helped you to develop a good understanding of the needs of young children and how they learn, or other professional/vocational qualifications is considered; at least 5 subjects including English language, mathematics and science are required; all applicants are required to attend an interview in person either at the Falmer campus or at 1 of the partner schools; all offers of places are subject to a satisfactory health check and a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) enhanced disclosure check; for non-native speakers of English: 6.5 overall and 6.0 in writing.


Postgraduate Qualification (PGCE)

Awarding body

University of Brighton

Subject areas

Teaching (General), Teaching In Primary Schools


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My experience.
by Anon - 20-MAR-08


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Long but worthwhile course
by Anon - 14-SEP-07

Small institute, therefore are able to get to know teachers involved within the course. I didn't know much about teaching when I began but the course takes this into account and within the first term you are placed within a school, usually ...more

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D.M.D interesting course, very hard work...
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