Teacher Training Degrees and Masters

Our teaching courses are delivered by experienced and expert tutors as well as practicing teachers. Students on our undergraduate course will take five placements in varying areas during their time at the university which can include SEN schools, giving them considerable teaching experience before they embark on their career as a teacher.

Access to our outstanding school experience library will give you the resources you need to support you in your placements, enabling you to borrow planning materials, puppets, games, large books and much more.

Dependent on the route you choose you will be awarded either Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS), Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or an initial teaching training qualification for teaching English as a second or foreign language.

Undergraduate Teacher Training Programmes

  • Primary Education 5-11 (QTS) BA (Hons)
    • This BA Primary Education 5-11 (QTS) is for anyone who is interested in a career in teaching. You will be trained to teach children aged five to 11 years (Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2). You will learn how to teach, how to lead and you will develop your subject knowledge to give you confidence and competence in the classroom.
  • CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (University Diploma)
    • CELTA will provide you with an initial teacher training qualification for teaching English as a second or foreign language (ESL and EFL) teacher.  It is accredited by Cambridge Assessment, part of the University of Cambridge.

Postgraduate Teacher Training Programmes

  • Primary Education (5-11) (QTS) PGCE
    • The PGCE Primary Education (5-11) (QTS) is for graduates who are interested in a career in teaching. You will be trained to teach Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 (children aged five to 11 years). At the end of the course you will be recommended for QTS, allowing you to teach anywhere in the country, and you will also have 60 credits at Master’s level.
  • PGCE QTS Primary Education (School Direct Route)
    • There are two routes for PGCE QTS Primary Educatin School Direct applicants; Salaried or Training. This course is for graduates who are interested in a career in teaching. You will be trained to teach Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 (children aged five to 11 years). At the end of the course you will be recommended for QTS, allowing you to teach anywhere in the country, and you will also have 60 credits at Master’s level.
  • Early Years Teacher Status (0-5)
    • Early Years Teaching Status (0-5) is a one year programme that focuses on teaching and supporting childhood development in the Early Years Foundation Stage, it is the only graduate professional accreditation for the early years workforce.

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