Edge Hill University Pgce Primary

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Edge Hill University Pgce Primary

Edge Hill University Pgce Primary

PGCE Primary Education with QTS

  • International Students Can Apply
  • Professional Practice Placements
  • Professional Accreditation


Course Length: 1 Year Full-Time
Start Dates: September 2017, September 2018
Department: Faculty of Education
Location: Edge Hill University

Please note, this programme is closed to further applications for September 2017 entry.

  • Train to enthuse and inspire children aged 5-11 with creative teaching;
  • Choose a research specialism from a variety of subjects;
  • Join an innovative, school-led programme and learn from specialist tutors and expert practitioners at the cutting edge of developments in education;
  • Benefit from high quality training through our excellent partnerships with schools and experience a variety of Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 classes;
  • Develop your own interests and receive individual support.

Successful completion of the programme leads to recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status.

Our PGCE Primary Education with QTS programme is a school-based partnership, combining on-campus study with training in placement schools and settings.

The PGCE will train you to teach across the 5-11 age range in Key Stages 1 and 2 and achieve the Teachers’ Standards. You will receive a high quality training experience and learn the latest approaches and strategies necessary to fully prepare you for your first year as a Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT).

During the programme you will study a breadth of subjects, including all of the National Curriculum subjects. Through a focus on evidence-based research, you will specialise in one of the following:

  • Computing
  • English
  • Humanities and Creative Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Modern Languages
  • Physical Education
  • Science
  • Special Educational Needs/Disabilities



We strongly recommend an early application as there is high demand for places.