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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 112 UCAS points.

When you apply to us, we consider your full application, not just your Level 3 qualifications. If you have not achieved, or do not expect to achieve, the 112 UCAS points, you should still consider making an application.

  • A levels/AS levels
    • Minimum of one B and one C grade (72 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 DMM or above
    • Diploma Grade D*D*
    • Two extended certificates at grade D*
    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.
    • If you are shortlisted you will be invited to a face-to face interview and will be required to undertake numeracy and literacy tests. You will also engage in a group-based discussion and have a formal interview with a university tutor.
  • 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).
  • If you're offered a place on a teacher training course, it's recommended that you spend time in a school in your chosen age phase to familiarise yourselves with the demands and expectations of teaching.

Entry requirements for 2019

The minimum requirement for entry for all types of Level 3 qualification is 112 UCAS points.

When you apply to us, we consider your full application, not just your Level 3 qualifications. If you have not achieved, or do not expect to achieve, the 112 UCAS points, you should still consider making an application.

  • A levels/AS levels
    • Minimum of one B and one C grade (72 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 DMM or above
    • Diploma Grade D*D*
    • Two extended certificates at grade D*
    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.
    • If you are shortlisted you will be invited to a face-to face interview and will be required to undertake numeracy and literacy tests. You will also engage in a group-based discussion and have a formal interview with a university tutor.
  • 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).
  • If you're offered a place on a teacher training course, it's recommended that you spend time in a school in your chosen age phase to familiarise yourselves with the demands and expectations of teaching.

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.

Clearing hotline

0800 0483 334*

If you are calling from outside the UK, please call:

+44 20 8328 1149

Hotline opening hours

*Calls are free from a landline. Mobile charges may apply – please check with your provider.

Location

This course is taught at Kingston Hill

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Clearing hotline

0800 0483 334*

If you are calling from outside the UK, please call:

+44 20 8328 1149

Hotline opening hours

*Calls are free from a landline. Mobile charges may apply – please check with your provider.

Location

This course is taught at Kingston Hill

View Kingston Hill on our Google Maps

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