When you apply to Brighton we want to hear about who you are. Grades are never the whole picture; we're interested in things like creativity, resourcefulness, persistence and the capacity to think big and find new ways of doing things. And we recognise that not everyone has the same background. That's why we treat everyone who applies as an individual. We recognise many qualifications and we care about all of your achievements and the experiences you've had that set you apart.
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BBB, preferably including English.
30 points with three subjects, which must include English, at Higher level.
Access to HE Diploma
Pass with 60 credits overall. Level 3 units in English required. At least 45 credits at level 3, with 24 credits at distinction and the rest at merit.
GCSE (minimum grade C or grade 4)
At least English language, maths and science.
If you do not have the required GCSEs find out which equivalent qualifications we accept instead.
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.
Studied before or got relevant experience?
A qualification, HE credits or relevant experience may count towards your course at Brighton, and could mean that you do not have to take some elements of the course or can start in year 2 or 3.
English language requirements
IELTS 6.5 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements.
- Applicants from minority ethnic and other groups under-represented in the profession, including men in primary teaching, are particularly welcome.
- All offers are subject to an occupational health check and Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced disclosure check.
We are committed to safeguarding and child protection. As part of our selection and interview process, we will undertake additional checks to confirm the suitability of candidates.
- Applicants should have an interest in how English is learnt by students.