Taught course

Primary with Qualified Teacher Status

University of Derby · Institute of Education

Entry requirements

You must have a good UK Honours degree (preferably 2:2) or equivalent, plus grade 4 (C) or above in GCSE Mathematics, English and a Science. Candidates with pending GCSEs will be considered. Equivalency tests will be accepted in English, Mathematics and Science.

Months of entry


Course content

If you’re a graduate keen to embark on an exciting and rewarding future in primary teaching, this course is for you.

  • Study a course ranked as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted – the highest possible accolade
  • Gain substantial practical experience on teaching placements in our partnership schools across the region
  • Be inspired by our team of dedicated, friendly tutors who are renowned internationally for high quality teaching and research
  • Choose a curriculum enhancement in a range of subjects to advance your skills in a specific area
  • Take your career prospects to the next level: at the end of this course, you will receive 60 credits towards a masters degree

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

+44 (0)1332 591167