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Primary (7-11) (Key Stage 2) - PGCE

London Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

    PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

  • Location

    Holloway

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Why study this course?

Our Primary (7-11) (Key Stage 2) course will equip you to become a specialist teacher of seven to eleven-year-olds. You will join a powerful partnership of diverse teachers and schools that focuses on teaching in multicultural environments, ideal if you want to become a teacher in a city.

More about this course

Our TRA-accredited Primary (7-11) PGCE course, which leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), will allow you to work as a teacher in primary education settings.

The course consists of modules that will develop your understanding of the role of a teacher. During your lectures and seminars you’ll adopt a critical approach to evaluate pedagogical traditions, as well as the curriculum and children’s rights. You’ll also learn about how you can use and undertake research to engage with issues in education.

This knowledge will be supplemented by practical experience as you’ll undertake school placements of 11 and 13 weeks, allowing you to reflect on theory and see its development in the real world. During these placements you’ll receive continuous support from your tutors and school-based mentors.

On completion of this course you’ll acquire the necessary understanding and experience required to become an effective teacher and to plan, deliver and evaluate the curriculum.

Assessment

Your assessment will consist of:

school placement A
school placement B, where your teaching ability will be assessed in relation to the standard for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
a Professional Practice Portfolio, which is compiled across the year, detailing personal experiences and reflections on your development as a teacher, largely in relation to your practical teaching experience
the Educational Research Assignment, which allows you to explore an educational issue

There are no examinations.

Where this course can take you

Our Primary (7-11) (Key Stage 2) PGCE leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), which qualifies you to teach seven to eleven-year-olds.

Tuition fees

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University information

London Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    119th

  • Campus address

    London Metropolitan University, Admissions Office, 166-220 Holloway Road, City of London, N7 8DB, England

Meet people from a variety of different backgrounds, with students representing more than 120 nationalities studying at London Met.
Immerse yourself in the heart of the real London and study at a university surrounded by vibrant culture and history.
A supportive environment that helps you find work placements or part-time jobs, giving you the chance to gain hands-on industry experience while studying.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    79th out of 84 21

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    99 48%

    83rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    32.0 32%

    67th

    15
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    56th

    44

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