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Course summary

Are you a teaching assistant currently working in a primary school, or working in an equivalent educational setting? If you’ve recently completed a relevant Foundation Degree and are looking to pursue a career in primary teaching, then this course could be the perfect next step for you. The course is a stimulating and challenging degree at honours level, developing the qualities required in 21st century teachers. This course will be delivered via blended learning where students will be taught remotely for the equivalent of 1 day per week. Roughly one day each half term, students will attend campus for sessions, and the remainder of the taught content will be delivered through a mix of synchronous and asynchronous sessions to allow students flexibility. Some placements may take place in the school in which students are working as a TA. To find out more about this course, visit

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

You will normally have satisfactorily completed the University’s FdA in Applied Studies (Learning Support) (or previously called FdA Educational Studies for Teaching Assistants or FdA in Learning Practitioners) and possess GCSEs in English, Mathematics and Science at Grade C or above (or equivalent). If you have a Foundation degree obtained at another institution we will closely consider the content to confirm whether it is a suitable match. Please see the entry requirements section of our course page for our accepted English equivalents, Mathematics equivalents and Science equivalent qualifications. An academic reference will be required before interview. Please ensure that your HEI is able to provide this either on your UCAS form or before attendance at an interview. Applicants are expected to be currently employed or volunteering in a primary school setting and have written support from the setting. At least two year’s experience is desirable.

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)



Admission tests

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Entry Test 1. Numeracy and Literacy tests at interview

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Primary Teaching Studies with QTS at Bishop Grosseteste University - UCAS