Typically you need
• a good degree or equivalent
• level two (GCSE) or equivalent in English and mathematics*.
• experience of a Post-16 / Further Education teaching environment, that enables you to demonstrate awareness of your subject or specialist context in Post-16.
• the skills and commitment to benefit from higher education
In-service students must have evidence that they are already working as a teacher or tutor, will teach a minimum of 60 hours in each year of the course, and that their employer will provide a specialist mentor to support them
If you are shortlisted, we will invite you to a selection event, and you should bring a passport or photo driving licence with you. You can bring other forms of photo ID for the selection event, but if you do, you will still need to present valid identity documents required by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) at your pre-course day. View our selection event guidance to ensure you understand the selection process.
You must also complete a declaration of criminal convictions and health check forms.
* GCSE mathematics and English equivalents are
• equivalency test from www.equivalencytesting.co.uk
• functional skills English and functional skills maths
If English is not your first language you must have an IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in all skills. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 7.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.
International and European entry qualifications
If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page.
Months of entry
Become a qualified teacher in Post-16 and Further Education on this professional body endorsed course. It maps to the national framework for Post-16 / Further Education teaching qualifications and leads to QTLS status. You complete six modules and a minimum of 120 hours of teaching, either in your place of work or in a placement that we arrange for you.
Information for international students
Please visit our website at https://www.shu.ac.uk/international
Fees and funding
There is support available to help you afford tuition fees and living costs whilst your study at Hallam. Find out at https://www.shu.ac.uk/study-here/fees-and-funding.
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit https://www.shu.ac.uk/international/fees-scholarships-and-discounts to find out more.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Development and Society
- +44 (0)114 225 5555