Access to HE Diploma
hold an HND or foundation degree (240 CATs points) OR 120 CATs points in their specialist subject area, or equivalent.
GCSE (minimum grade C or grade 4)
at least three subjects, including English and maths.
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.
Get top tips for your interview at one of our online teaching interview advice sessions.
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.
English language requirements
IELTS 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. Find out more about the other English qualifications that we accept.
Applicants from minority ethnic and other groups under-represented in the profession 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.
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.
Find out more