How long does it take to do a primary teaching degree
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What degree would suggest as I want to do primary teaching
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There are 2 options for primary education. The first (http://www.northumbria.ac.uk/?view=CourseDetail&code=UUFPRE1) is Early Primary Education a 3 year course involving a number of placements and opportunities in schools. At the end you get your degree and Qualified Teacher Status so you can begin applying for jobs!
An alternative option is a PGCE in Primary Education (http://www.northumbria.ac.uk/?view=CourseDetail&code=GTFPRE6) which is a 1 year course after you have completed your initial degree. This means you can study another subject e.g. Geography for 3 years then move into primary education if you choose.
Finally, if you want to test whether teaching is for you before committing to a 3 year course, Northumbria offers the Students Into Schools scheme (http://www.northumbria.ac.uk/brochure/visit/el/sis/) offering you the chance to get some experience in different educational areas from school based experience to tutoring.
Hope this helps :)