This is a highly successful postgraduate route into teaching. We strongly encourage applications from candidates with the potential to become outstanding teachers in this intensive and mainly school-based programme.
The entry requirements listed here are our typical offer for this course. They should be used as a general guide.
Degree and experience
Normally an honours degree, or equivalent qualification.
A realistic awareness of the teaching profession with the capacity to thrive in a demanding and fast moving environment. When applying, please use your personal statement to illustrate this.
GCSE (minimum grade C or grade 4)
At least English language, maths and a science. Equivalence tests are available for suitable candidates.
Interviews for this course can be in-person at the university or online. Applicants invited to interview will be able to choose a date and which option suits them best.
While experience in a school is not a condition of entry for initial teacher education courses we recommend that you take up opportunities to gain a realistic understanding of whether teaching is right for you. The Get Into Teaching School Experience Programme offers opportunities across the country to book a day’s worth of experience.
- All offers of places are subject to required regulatory checks including an occupational health check and a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) enhanced check.
- Applicants from minority ethnic and other groups under-represented in the profession, including men in primary teaching, are particularly welcome.