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Location: Southwark Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 12 months
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London South Bank University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Our programme will give you an in-depth understanding of inclusive practice, equality and diversity to prepare you for a aspiring career in teaching. You'll experience placements in different schools and also have an opportunity to work in an Alternative Education Setting.This course leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). The course equips you to teach primary-aged pupils and covers all areas of the Key Stage 1 and 2 curriculum through school-based training, lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials. You'll gain 60 Master's level credits and be awarded with a Postgraduate Certificate in Education.LSBU has a particular focus on social justice and equality that is well matched to the needs of schools in urban and multicultural areas. We encourage creativity, reflective pedagogy and sensitivity to educational issues.
UK or equivalent degree (Lower Second Class or above). This may be in any subject; it does not have to be a National Curriculum subject; and a standard equivalent to a GCSE grade C / grade 4 in mathematics, English and a science subject or equivalency test passes awarded by A-star Teachers and Equivalency.com (applicants who do not meet this requirement are welcome to apply, but will need to meet this requirements before starting the course); and A positive reference that highlights the candidate's suitability to become a teacher; and A written personal statement.
IELTS: 6.5 (at least 5.5 in each)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for London South Bank University.
About this university
Around 12% of the student population are from outside the UK, with around 130 countries being represented. There is information by country on the website for the application process as well as help and assistance. There is an International student advice team on hand to help with matters such as immigration and visas as well as an airport meeting service when students first arrive. The student welcome week include a number of sessions to meet other students and staff as well as finding out about the services on campus and across the wider area. The Studentâ€™s Union is at the heart of extracurricular activities at the university as well as offering support and guidance for its members and representing them. It also operates a bar on the campus as well as a number of catering outlets. There are around 45 different societies to get involved with outside the classroom with memberships running from 10 to 100. These cover a range of different areas from culture, academics, hobbies and activities or even faith based groups. Examples include the anime society, the Christian Union, the law society, the nursing society and even the South Bank Entrepreneurs group. There are also volunteering options with the RAG groups and other ways to give back to the wider community and finally, students can also start their own groups should they find a niche where they and their friends interest could be shared with others. Sports clubs at the university all take part in the BUCS leagues against other universities and colleges around the country. There are plenty to choose from whether students are looking for solo sports, team sports or fitness activities. These include traditional sports such as cricket and football as well as newer sports such as futsal, Frisbee and dodgeball. Then there are the fitness groups such as the dance squad and karate group.