Newland St John Primary


Learning and Teaching (Primary QTS) (top-up)

BA (Hons)

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What you'll study

* All modules are subject to availability

About the course

Part-time 18 months

If you want to be a primary school teacher and you've already got a relevant foundation degree or similar level 5 qualification, this course allows you to 'top up' to a full Honours degree. Successful completion of the programme also means you'll be recommended for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

Usually taught on Tuesday evenings, the course is a mix of lectures, workshops and tutorials. You'll tackle a combination of academic and practical elements - including two assessed school placements. You'll be required to spend at least 120 days in a school.

Entry requirements

International students

(language requirements)

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.

If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

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Future prospects

On successfully completing this course, you'll be recommended for the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). Obtaining QTS allows you to take up a teaching post.

How to apply

Applications are made directly to the University, please contact us for further details at or telephone +44 (0)1482 465974.