Taught course


Liverpool Hope University · Education

Entry requirements

Preferably a First Class or Upper Second Class Honours Degree. However, we recognise that the qualities needed to become an outstanding primary teacher are not necessarily limited to academic attainment and therefore exceptional applicants with a 2:2 may be considered. Applicants should highlight how their degree subject relates to the primary National Curriculum.

GCSE Grade C or above in English, Mathematics and Science (Grade 4 or above in the new grading system). These can be pending but required before enrolment

A minimum 10 days experience of observation in a mainstream primary school within last 6 months.

Offers will be subject to a successful interview, as well as a Health Check Statement and an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formally the Criminal Records Bureau – CRB).

It is a government requirement that you take the numeracy and literacy skills tests as part of the application process. You must ensure you have passed them both before the start of the course, please go to the Department of Education website for further details.


Months of entry


Course content

Liverpool Hope University is one of the country's leading providers of Initial Teacher Education. In the most recent National Student Survey 97% of our undergraduate QTS students expressed overall satisfaction with provision, placing us top among the fifty largest providers of teacher training in the UK and 16% above the national average.

The PGCE Primary course is a postgraduate qualification aimed at high-quality graduates wishing to pursue a career in primary teaching. It is an intensive, demanding yet very rewarding programme running from late August to July Tutors are dedicated to individual student support and to working closely with our partners in local schools.

Information for international students


Fees and funding

UK students


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Student Recruitment
+44 (0) 151 291 3111