Taught course

Primary (School Direct) with Qualified Teacher Status

Institution
University of Derby · Institute of Education
Qualifications
PGCE

Entry requirements

You must have a good UK Honours degree (preferably 2:1) or equivalent, plus grade C or above in GCSE Mathematics, English Language and a Science.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Qualify as a primary teacher by training and learning ‘on the job’ for a year. We have joined forces with schools across the East Midlands to give you an excellent head start in one of the most important professions you could choose.

  • Follow the School Direct route if you want to spend most of your time learning how to teach in schools
  • Receive recommendation for the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) on a course ranked as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted - the highest possible accolade
  • Choose a route that matches your career aspirations - choose Early Years (3-7), Primary (5-11) or Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) which encompasses either Early Years (3-7) or Primary (5-11)
  • Benefit from our strong network of partnership schools so that you gain varied, challenging and effective practical experience
  • Be inspired by our team of dedicated, friendly tutors who are renowned internationally for high quality teaching and research
  • Take your career prospects to the next level: at the end of this course, you will receive 60 credits towards a masters degree

Qualification and course duration

PGCE

full time
12 months

Course contact details

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General Enquiries
Email
marketing@derby.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1332 590500