University of Derby

Degree level: Undergraduate

MEdu (in curriculum enhancement) with Qualified Teacher Status

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Course summary

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Achieve an integrated masters degree and the recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status on this new four-year course. Our MEdu will prepare you for the practical demands of teaching, with placements at each stage of the course. You'll also gain problem solving and advanced research skills that will position you for future leadership roles early in your career.

Course details

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Primary

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

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Qualified Teacher Status competency requirements; Fundamental English and Mathematics All trainees completing an Initial Teacher Training programme must demonstrate the required competencies in the fundamentals of English and Maths outlined by the Department for Education before Qualified Teacher Status is included in the award. To ensure trainees meet the required competencies you will be required to undertake a number of activities which will take place when you commence your course. Full details of the required competencies will be provided to you following enrolment. Please note it is the trainee’s responsibility to secure these fundamental skills, in the event that the required competency is not achieved your award will not include Qualified Teacher Status.

English language requirements

IELTS overall score at a minimum of 7.0; with at least IELTS 6.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14045 Year 1
International £14045 Year 1

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No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
MEdu (in curriculum enhancement) with Qualified Teacher Status at University of Derby - UCAS