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PGCE Early Years and Primary Education (3-7) with Qualified Teacher Status

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course summary

  • Build knowledge of the early years foundation stage (EYFS) and curriculum on this Ofsted rated 'Outstanding' course
  • develop the knowledge, skills and enthusiasm you need to motivate young children's learning and graduate with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
  • evaluate and reflect on your own progress as a teacher and explore a chosen area in more depth in your school or setting

This course equips you with the skills needed for the demanding task of teaching 3 to 7 year old children in nursery and infant schools. We offer the course in partnership with local and regional primary, infant and nursery schools.

How you learn

You study the core subjects of English, mathematics and science for Key Stage 1 and all aspects of the early years foundation stage. As part of the course you gain 60 credits towards a masters qualification. Academic work is assessed by written coursework assignments. Your teaching is assessed in schools and by school based mentors. You record evidence of your progress towards Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) in a professional development portfolio.

You learn through

  • written coursework assignments
  • professional development portfolio
  • school-based training

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • maintained primary, infant and nursery schools
  • overseas teaching posts.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,460per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    44th out of 81

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    118 59%

    47th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    48th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    37th

    4

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