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Entry requirements

An Undergraduate Honours Degree 2:2 or above, incorporating at least 50% Music.

Months of entry


Course content

Through Liverpool Hope's well-established partnerships with schools in the region, you will be able to gain experience of teaching Music across the 11 18 age group and across a wide range of student ability. You will have the opportunity to work with Hope's partners in the community, including local musical ensembles. You will also be encouraged to develop your musical skills through performance and participation in workshops and extra -curricular musical activities.

You will be supported by a team of committed tutors and mentors with experience in the Music teaching profession. Creative and practical activities feature strongly in the training programme and everyone is encouraged to develop musical expertise in new areas through subject sessions, external visits and peer teaching. You will have access to a wide range of resources for music education, including classroom instruments and web based resources. School placements will cover the 11-16 age range, along with a KS5 enhancement.

Initial Professional Development (IPD): This part of the programme covers the general, more holistic aspects of becoming a teacher. It is largely lecture-based supported by discussion-based seminars with an assigned professional tutor. IPD develops the student teacher's knowledge and understanding of a range of key issues in education.

Liverpool Hope has a strong tradition of academic excellence and world-leading research, recently achieving Gold status in the government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

Fees and funding

Learn more at the funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCE
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Student Recruitment
+44 (0) 151 291 3111