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Primary Education (School Direct) PGCE

York St John University

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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    York St John University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

On this School Direct Primary Education PGCE you will develop the essential skills and professional experience to succeed as an outstanding teacher.

Taking the School Direct route for your PGCE means that you will be based in one of our Teaching School Alliance partners. This means that the majority of your time will be spent at your partner school, while still attending academic sessions between school and university. You will graduate with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

Course overview

York St John University was established as a teacher training college in 1841. We have a long history of training students to become successful and effective teachers.

On this course you will study a combination of both education theory and practice. This will help you to become an informed and reflective teacher. You will research current local and national educational issues which will shape your teaching practice.

You will gain a thorough understanding of the current primary and early years curriculum, including core and foundation subjects. We also emphasise the importance of meeting the individual needs of children from diverse backgrounds.

Career outcomes

Where could this Primary PGCE take you?

Completing this degree will give you Qualified Teacher Status. This means you will be recognised by the Teaching Regulation Agency as a qualified teacher. You will graduate as a classroom ready professional with a high potential for employability in local and national schools.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,000per year

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

University information

York St John University

  • University League Table

    104th

  • Campus address

    York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, York, YO31 7EX, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    38th out of 90

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    128 60%

    42nd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84.0 84%

    14th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    48th

    17

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