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    Hi,
    Im currently in AS and doing bio, chem, psych and health and social. I'm thinking about doing a psychology degree in the near future. however, i have heard from a lot of people/teachers that jobs are very limited in this sector and many psychology graduates dont actually get a job! Anyway, I'm re-thinking about doing a psychology degree then pgce to become a primary teacher.
    But i need to know how long does a pgce take and what will subject will i be able to teach in primary? I am a bit confused atm...:confused::confused::confused:

    Thanks in advance.
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    For primary you train to teach all the subjects and you can do it with a psychology degree. It generally takes a year, if you do a full time course
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    thanks. but do i have to do the 3 full years psychology degree then a pgce degree, which takes a year. overall, it will be four years?!
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    If you do the psychology degree then yes, altho teacher training may be structured differently when you get there! There are undergrad teaching degrees that take 3 or 4 years to complete, depending on the uni
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    in terms of psychology, what and where work experience do i need to do? and also can u do workexperince and get paid while your doing ur psychology degree?
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    You don't need any work experience for a psychology degree (which I assume you're talking about?) - focus on extra reading you could do experience with (eg) dementia patients or in special schools. It's unlikely that you would get paid experience (about from the student associate scheme) for teaching, but you could easily contact schools to volunteer, or your uni may have a volunteering scheme
 
 
 
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