University of Brighton has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
TThis course is for those looking to qualify as a primary teacher and focuses on the 3–7 age range. As a practitioner you will provide developmental support to learners from foundation to Key Stage 1, encouraging a love of learning to help children reach their full potential.
The course leads to the award of Qualified Teacher Status, enabling you to teach in England and Wales. We have been training teachers for more than 100 years and in our most recent inspection we were rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.
Our emphasis is on enabling you to apply your learning to real-life situations and challenges. You will benefit from our partnerships with over 600 schools where you’ll gain practical school-based experience in a wide range of settings – large, small, rural and urban.
From art and design and children’s literature to mathematics, science and computing, we offer a diverse range of modules to give you the knowledge, skills and understanding required to become an outstanding teacher.
You will learn from our experienced and enthusiastic course team who have many years’ experience in schools. Our facilities include a curriculum centre which houses more than 30,000 specialist resources for trainee teachers.
You will also benefit from having an individual support tutor who will help guide you through your academic and professional development as you progress through the course.
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:
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 15 credits
M: 30 credits
|Pass with 60 credits overall. At least 45 credits at level 3, with 15 credits at distinction and the rest at merit.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||
GCSE (Minimum Grade C or Grade 4)
At least 5 subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Science
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||27 points||Must include three subjects at Higher Level.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H3, H3|
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||6.5 Overall at least 6.0 in all four components.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|