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

Entry requirements for 2018

The minimum requirement for entry for all types of Level 3 qualification is 96 UCAS points.

  • A levels/AS levels
    • Minimum of two C grades (64 points) at A-level; the remaining points can be made up of A level and AS grades.
    • These should be in subjects relevant to the national curriculum. Please note that General Studies is not included.
  • BTEC National Qualifications
    • Extended Diploma Grade MMM or above
    • Diploma Grade DD or above
    • Minimum of three Foundation Certificates grade M or above
    These should be in subjects relevant to the national curriculum or primary education.
  •  Access to Higher Education Diploma
    • An accredited Access course with modules relevant to the national curriculum or primary education.
  • CACHE Level 3 Diploma in an area relevant to primary education will be considered.

You can calculate your UCAS points here.

Additional Requirements:

  •  5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above (or grade C or above for GCSEs taken before 2017) in English, mathematics, science and two other subjects.
    • If you do not have GCSEs, we will consider equivalency tests from recognised institutions. However, you will need to show on your application that you will obtain these qualifications prior to the start of the course.
  • Satisfactory completion of the Professional Skills tests in literacy and numeracy.
    • You can find more information here.
  • Satisfactory DBS check and Occupational Health Clearance (these will be conducted following acceptance of any potential offer given).
  • At least two weeks' recent experience of working within a primary school (not a nursery class or setting).
    • You should refer to your experiences and what you learned from them in your personal statement.

English language requirements

All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirement, which is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no element below 5.5 or 6.0 in each element if using it as your GCSE English language qualification for teacher training. Make sure you read our full guidance about English language requirements, which includes details of other qualifications we consider.

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

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

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