Primary Teaching Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
The University of Edinburgh 83% 0% 1% £9250 £23100 193 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 83% 0% 0% £9250 £23100 191 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 91% 5% 2% £27750 £81600 165 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 91% 0% 9% £9250 £15000 131 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
University of Derby 86% 0% 10% £9250 £14045 133 Derby On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 91% 0% 9% £9250 £14700 131 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 91% 0% 9% £9250 £15000 131 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 54% 4% 10% £9250 £16200 119 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
University of Reading 84% 0% 0% £9250 £19500 130 Reading On campus Full-time
University of Cumbria 73% 0% 0% £9250 £10500 124 Carlisle On campus Full-time
Leeds Trinity University 61% 2% 8% £9250 £12000 120 Leeds On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 69% 0% 20% £9250 £14500 62 Canterbury On campus Full-time
York St John University 82% 0% 3% £9250 £12750 123 York On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 71% 0% 0% £9250 £14500 116 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Reading 84% 0% 0% £9250 £19500 137 Reading On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 88% 2% 7% £9250 £11400 122 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Oxford Brookes University 85% 0% 2% £9250 £14600 111 Oxford On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University 50% 10% 15% £9250 £14250 88 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 83% 0% 4% £9250 £12200 128 Lincoln On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 77% 0% 1% £9250 £13000 137 Sunderland On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 86% 10% 15% £11400 £20000 139 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Leeds Beckett University 83% 2% 5% £9250 £10500 110 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Roehampton 72% 0% 8% £9250 £13145 128 Roehampton On campus Full-time
University of Wales 77% 5% 9% £9000 £13500 159 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University 50% 10% 15% £9250 £14250 88 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 89% 0% 7% £9250 £12250 112 Twickenham On campus Full-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 89% 0% 7% £9250 £12250 110 Twickenham On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 83% 0% 0% £9250 £13200 105 Luton On campus Full-time
Staffordshire University 83% 0% 0% £9250 £14000 105 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 89% 0% 7% £9250 £12250 112 Twickenham On campus Full-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 89% 0% 7% £9250 £12250 110 Twickenham On campus Part-time
Leeds Beckett University 73% 15% 10% £9250 £10500 125 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of East London 75% 3% 5% £9250 £13740 117 London On campus Full-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 89% 0% 7% £9250 £12250 110 Twickenham On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 79% 0% 5% £9250 £16100 151 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Sunderland 77% 0% 1% £9250 £13000 137 Sunderland On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 83% 0% 0% £9250 £13200 105 Luton On campus Full-time
University of Reading 84% 0% 10% £9250 £19500 122 Reading On campus Full-time
Leeds Trinity University 64% 2% 8% £9250 £12000 106 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Reading 80% 0% 0% £9250 £19500 141 Reading On campus Full-time
York St John University 82% 0% 3% £9250 £12750 123 York On campus Full-time
York St John University 82% 0% 3% £9250 £12750 123 York On campus Full-time
University of Strathclyde 91% 0% 5% £9250 £15150 196 Glasgow On campus Full-time
Middlesex University 84% 5% 1% £9250 £14000 121 London On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 76% 3% 2% £9250 £13100 123 Worcester On campus Full-time
University of Chichester 93% 0% 5% £9250 £14500 130 Chichester On campus Full-time
Durham University 44% 0% 7% £9250 £22700 146 Durham On campus Full-time
Plymouth Marjon University 42% 5% 20% £9250 £11000 102 Plymouth On campus Full-time
University of Hull 67% 0% 20% £9250 £14800 100 Hull On campus Full-time
University of Chichester 91% 0% 9% £9250 £14500 114 Chichester On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 87% 1% 7% £9250 £11400 122 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 85% 0% 5% £9250 £13100 131 Worcester On campus Full-time
University of Chichester 91% 0% 9% £9250 £14500 114 Chichester On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 81% 0% 0% £9250 £13842 136 Brighton On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 81% 0% 0% £9250 £13842 136 Brighton On campus Full-time
University of Hull 67% 0% 20% £9250 £14800 100 Hull On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 69% 0% 20% £9250 £14500 62 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Reading 84% 0% 0% £9250 £19500 154 Reading On campus Full-time
University of the Highlands and Islands 84% 0% 0% £9000 £12360 154 Inverness On campus Full-time
Edge Hill University 84% 0% 0% £9250 £13500 154 Ormskirk On campus Full-time
Edge Hill University 84% 0% 0% £9250 £13500 154 Ormskirk On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 84% 0% 0% £9250 £21200 154 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of the Highlands and Islands 84% 0% 0% £9000 £12360 154 Inverness On campus Full-time
University of Wales 84% 0% 0% £7800 £15000 154 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Swansea University 84% 0% 0% £9000 £16150 154 Swansea On campus Full-time
University of Wales 84% 0% 0% £7800 £15000 154 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Cardiff Metropolitan University 84% 0% 0% £9000 £13000 154 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Cardiff Metropolitan University 84% 0% 0% £9000 £13000 154 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Strathclyde - - - £9250 £15150 - Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Dundee - - - £9250 £19500 - Dundee On campus Full-time
University of Strathclyde - - - £9250 £15150 - Glasgow On campus Full-time
Newcastle University - - - - - - Newcastle On campus Full-time
Wrexham Glyndwr University - - - £5750 £12500 - Wrexham On campus Full-time
University of Reading - - - £9250 £18650 - Reading On campus Full-time
Edge Hill University - - - £9250 £13500 - Ormskirk On campus Full-time
University of Cumbria - - - £9250 - - Carlisle On campus Full-time
University of Reading - - - £9250 £18650 - Reading On campus Full-time
University of Cumbria - - - £9250 - - Carlisle On campus Full-time
University of Reading - - - £9250 £18650 - Reading On campus Full-time
University of Cumbria - - - £9250 - - Carlisle On campus Full-time
Ulster University - - - - - - Coleraine On campus Full-time
University of Cumbria - - - £9250 - - Carlisle On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield - - - £9250 £16000 - Huddersfield On campus Full-time
University of Reading - - - £9250 £18650 - Reading On campus Full-time
University College Birmingham - - - £9250 - - Birmingham On campus Full-time
Edge Hill University - - - £9250 £13500 - Ormskirk On campus Full-time
Kingston University - - - £9250 - - Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Northumbria University - - - - - - Newcastle On campus Full-time
University of Southampton - - - - - - Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 46% 5% 2% £37000 - 203 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 77% 0% 3% - - 173 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Coventry University 73% - - - - - Coventry On campus Full-time
St Mary's University, Twickenham 100% 0% 5% £6620 £12900 - Twickenham On campus Full-time
University Centre Peterborough 100% 0% 5% £8000 - - Peterborough On campus Full-time
Plymouth Marjon University 94% - 5% £9250 £11000 138 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Plymouth Marjon University 93% - 5% £9250 £11000 130 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 73% 10% 0% - - 132 Plymouth On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 95% 0% 5% - - 119 Hatfield On campus Full-time
Newman University 73% 0% 0% £9250 - 124 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 67% 5% 8% £9250 - 113 Cambridge On campus Full-time
University of Chester 75% 0% 15% £9250 - 109 Chester On campus Full-time
Leeds Trinity University 64% 2% 8% £9250 - 104 Leeds On campus Full-time
Cardiff Metropolitan University 82% - 13% £9000 £13000 116 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Northumbria University 72% 2% 5% - - 152 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Durham University 44% 0% 7% £9250 - 146 Durham On campus Full-time
Cardiff Metropolitan University 83% - 10% £9000 £13000 129 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 67% 5% 8% £9250 - 113 Cambridge On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 63% - 10% £11100 £18600 102 London On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 70% 2% 7% £9250 - 120 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 70% 2% 7% £9250 - 120 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 96% 0% 4% £9250 - 122 London On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 83% 3% 6% - - 119 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 57% 2% 5% - - 144 Manchester On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 85% 1% 6% - - 133 Sheffield On campus Full-time
The University of Winchester 79% 0% 4% £9250 - 128 Winchester On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University 77% 0% 2% - - 137 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Anglia Ruskin University 97% 1% 7% £11100 - 121 Cambridge On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University 89% 0% 7% £4900 - 112 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
University of Chester 75% 0% 15% £9250 - 109 Chester On campus Full-time
Leeds Beckett University 80% 2% 5% - - 129 Leeds On campus Full-time
University College Birmingham - 15% 1% £9250 £12500 133 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Chester 75% 0% 15% £9250 - 109 Chester On campus Full-time
Leeds Trinity University 64% 2% 8% £9250 - 104 Leeds On campus Full-time
University Centre Peterborough 89% 0% 7% £8000 - 110 Peterborough On campus Full-time
Newman University 77% 0% 5% £9250 - 114 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 57% 2% 6% - - 131 Manchester On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 85% 0% 0% - - 137 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of the West of England 84% 0% 4% - - 136 Bristol On campus Full-time
Bradford College 67% - 11% £8750 - - Bradford On campus Full-time
Edge Hill University 82% 0% 4% £9250 - 137 Ormskirk On campus Full-time
Newman University 42% 5% 20% £9250 - 102 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Suffolk 35% - 5% £9250 £12996 106 Ipswich On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 80% 0% 3% £9250 - 120 London On campus Full-time
Plymouth Marjon University 80% - 20% £9250 £11000 99 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Bangor University 41% 5% 0% £9000 - 155 Bangor On campus Full-time
University of Chester 80% 0% 0% £9250 - 141 Chester On campus Full-time
Newman University 42% 5% 20% £5300 - 102 Birmingham On campus Part-time
Bishop Grosseteste University 83% 0% 4% £9250 - 128 Lincoln On campus Full-time
University of Wolverhampton 85% 0% 1% £9250 - 126 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Kingston University 78% 0% 5% £9250 - 130 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
The University of Northampton 80% 0% 8% £9250 - 129 Northampton On campus Full-time
Newman University 69% 0% 20% £9250 - 62 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 84% 0% 0% - - 154 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Bangor University 84% 0% 0% - - 154 Bangor On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 84% 0% 0% - - 154 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of the West of Scotland 84% 0% 0% £9250 - 154 Paisley On campus Full-time
University of Glasgow 84% 0% 0% £9250 - 154 Glasgow On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 84% 0% 0% - - 154 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Bangor University 84% 0% 0% £9000 - 154 Bangor On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 84% 0% 0% - - 154 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 84% 0% 0% - - 154 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 84% 0% 0% - - 154 Brighton On campus Full-time
University of Chester 84% 0% 0% - - 154 Chester On campus Full-time
University of Wales 84% 0% 0% - - 154 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Chester 84% 0% 0% - - 154 Chester On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 84% 0% 0% - - 154 Brighton On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 71% 1% 5% - - 125 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 71% 1% 5% - - 107 Plymouth On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
81 /100
13755 students of Primary Teaching in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/student-information-and-data/national-student-survey-nss">Office for Students</a>

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Primary Teaching

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24629 £23769 £26716
25-75 percentile range £22965 - £28008 £17500 - £27452 £18804 - £31696

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25449 £23896 £27647
25-75 percentile range £23700 - £26789 £19807 - £25681 £21152 - £31074

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Primary Teaching

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Primary Teaching who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Primary Teaching

  • Schools
  • Colleges
  • Local Government
  • Educational Institutions
  • Social Work Companies

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Primary Teaching who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Primary Teaching (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Primary Teaching at University of Brighton

90% Teaching Professionals
3% Managers, directors and senior officials
1% Administrative occupations
1% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
1% Welfare and housing associate professionals
1% Sales occupations
1% Artistic, literary and media occupations
1% Sports and fitness occupations

Grading Distribution

Students of Primary Teaching in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Primary Teaching

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Primary Teaching studies:
  • Master of Arts (Honours) - MA (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Education (Honours) - BEd (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts - BA
  • Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (Scotland) - PGDE
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education - PGCE
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Master of Education - MEd
  • Higher National Diploma - HND
  • Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Foundation Degree - FD

The median salary of graduates of Primary Teaching was £24629 15 months after graduation, £23769 3 years after graduation and £26716 5 years after graduation.

Primary Education at University Centre Peterborough received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 30 respondents.