Horrabridge Primary & Nursery School
Primary (2M2X)

PGCE with QTS full time

Accredited body
Plymouth Marjon University
Financial support
Student finance if you’re eligible

A postgraduate certificate in education (PGCE) with qualified teacher status (QTS) allows you to teach in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. It’s also recognised internationally.

Many PGCE courses include credits that count toward a Master’s degree.

Course length
1 year
Date you can apply from
8 October 2019
Date course starts
September 2020

About the course

One year course

Approximately 4 days a week in school throughout the school year plus

  • day a week at Marjon University

In school placements take place in two schools within the Tavistock area -Autumn & Summer term in one school & Spring term in second school across both Key stages

Assessments are made by Marjon tutors with School Headteacher & Class Teacher

Interview process

Interviews will take place at Horrabridge Primary & Nursery School

There is one interview which will include :

A formal interview (with Head teacher of Horrabridge and Marjon tutor)

A teaching session and a literacy skills test

How school placements work

Age range 4 -11 (Primary) KS1 & KS2

Attend two schools in total (within the Tavistock Learning Area)

We have 5 partner schools with the Learning Community

  • terms will be spent in one school & one term in the second school

Placement schools are selected on availability and needs of student


The course fees for 2020/2021 are as follows:
Student type Fees to pay
UK students £9,250
EU students £9,250
International students £11,000

Financial support

You may be eligible for a loan while you study.

Find out about financial support if you’re from outside the UK.



Applicants must have a degree at 2:2 or above and GCSE English, Mathematics and Science at grade C/4 or above

Please note that we will only accept specific equivalency tests (please check with admissions@marjon.ac.uk for more information)

School Direct candidates must meet standard entry requirements of the university and be approved by the University.

Other requirements

A satisfactory DBS (Disclosure and Barring check)

We have a responsibility to ensure that trainees have the health & physical capacity to teach. Candidates must meet the secretary of State's requirements for physical and mental fitness to teach as detailed in 'Fit to Teach' by completing an online medical questionairre

Contact details

01822 852605
Walkhampton Road
PL20 7SZ


Apply on the UCAS website. You’ll need to register with UCAS before you can apply.

Visit Get into Teaching for guidance on applying for teacher training.

When you apply you’ll need these codes for the Choices section of your application form:

  • Training provider code: 1TV
  • Training programme code: 2M2X

Choose a training location

You’ll also need to choose a training location – select the relevant location name on the application form.

Location Vacancies Code
Main Site
Walkhampton Road, Horrabridge, Yelverton, Devon PL20 7SZ
Yes -

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