The entry requirements listed here are our typical offer for this course if you wish to begin studying with us in 2021. They should be used as a general guide.
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. Equivalence tests are available for suitable candidates if these requirements have not already been achieved.
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.
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.