Glyndwr University

BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS

Why choose this course?

Combining St Mary's, Twickenham's 'Outstanding' OFSTED rated teacher training courses with Wrexham Glyndwr University's long history of teacher training and local school links and expertise, this Primary Education degree will allow you to gain all the skills and knowledge needed to teach in primary schools.

You will:

  • learn how to educate and inspire future generations
  • gain the perfect foundation for future pathways such as educational leadership.
  • gain an in-depth knowledge of primary education with three years to acquire the relevant knowledge and skills needed to be an outstanding teacher.
  • spend a minimum of six weeks in school each year where you progress from teaching small groups to whole classes.
  • Complete placements in schools that are organised by the programme team to ensure that you receive the appropriate level of support.

Entry Requirements

Grade 4/C or equivalent in GCSE English, mathematics and science are required. SCSE equivalents are offered by St Mary’s University. 
UCAS points: 96 - 104 A Levels BCC-CCC BTEC

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6.0 (with no individual skill score below 5.5)

Career Prospects

Our Careers and employability service is there to help you make decisions and plan the next steps towards a bright future. From finding work or further study to working out your interests, skills and aspirations, they can provide you with the expert information, advice and guidance you need.

Graduates are very successful in securing teaching appointments at the end of their studies. Many take up employment in one of our partner schools.
Students can continue with their studies on one of our Master’s degrees in Education.

Course Details

Key course features

  • St Mary’s have franchised this successful programme to enable students to study at Wrexham Glyndŵr University in North East Wales.
  • St Mary's Primary Initial Teacher Education courses are judged by Ofsted as ‘outstanding’ - the highest grade attainable in an Ofsted inspection.
  • Lectures by experienced, expert practitioners.
  • Enrichment opportunities available e.g. certification of SAK4A (Sainsbury’s Active Kids for All).
  • Choice within subjects in the second year, allowing you to showcase your talents and follow your particular interests.


• School Experience 1 CORE
• Professional Studies 1
• Core English 1 CORE
• Core Mathematics 1 CORE
• English, Mathematics and Science Subject Knowledge Audits 1 CORE
• Core Science 1 CORE
• Core Physical Education 1 CORE
• Core Foreign Languages 1 CORE
• The Broader Curriculum


• School Experience 2 CORE
• Professional Studies 2
• Core English 2 CORE
• Core Mathematics 2 CORE
• English, Mathematics and Science Subject Knowledge Audits 2 CORE
• Core Science 2 CORE
• Core Physical Education 2 CORE
• Core Foreign Languages 2 CORE
• Cross Curricular Learning CORE
• Elective Module 1:
• Elective Module 2: Working Without Worksheets CORE


• School Experience 3 CORE
• Professional Studies 3
• Core English 3 CORE
• Core Mathematics 3 CORE
• English, Mathematics and Science Subject Knowledge Audits 3 CORE
• Core Science 3 CORE
• Core Physical Education 3 CORE
• Core Foreign Languages 3
• Personal Research Project in Primary Education CORE
• Elective Module 3: Developing Subject Knowledge and Understanding in a Focus Subject CORE

*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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