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Primary Teaching leading to Qualified Teacher Status BA(Hons): Entry requirements

Please note: these entry requirements are for 2014 entry. Please check back later for 2015 entry.

Entry requirements for 2014

Typical offer – English (XQD3)

  • Points: 240, including 100 points in the subject specialism.
  • Plus GCSE (A–C): five subjects, to include English Language, Mathematics and Science.

Typical offer – Geography (XF1V), Science (XC11), Maths (XG11)     

  • Points: 240, including 80 points in the subject specialism.
  • Plus GCSE (A–C): five subjects, to include English Language, Mathematics, Science and Geography or History if this is the subject specialism applied for.     

Experience of the primary school environment is also essential.

Please note that the CACHE Diploma is not accepted unless you have also obtained an A-level minimum grade B in English Language, or minimum grade C in Maths, Science, Geography or History.

Access to Higher Education Diploma (Teaching) or Access to Teacher Training are considered for entry to this course. Candidates studying an Access course need to have GCSE grade C English Language, Maths and Science and must also ensure that the course contains a minimum of 9 credits at Level 3 in the chosen subject specialism (either English, Maths, Science, Geography or History). Details of the units studied within the Access course must be included in the UCAS application form, showing the number of credits studied in each subject.

English language requirements

All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirements. For this course it is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall, with special conditions in all elements. Please make sure you read our full guidance about English language requirements, which includes details of other qualifications we'll consider.

Applicants who do not meet the English language requirements may be eligible to join our pre-sessional English language course.

Applicants from one of the recognised majority English speaking countries (MESCs) do not need to meet these requirements.

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