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HE Course Entry Requirements (2020/2021)

Course Standard Offer / Selection Criteria Additional / Supplementary Information
BSc (Hons)Psychology & Criminology 80 UCAS points Including GCSE Maths & English C/4 or equivalent

Post Graduate Certificate in Education /

Certificate in Education

5 GCSEs at Grade C/4 (including GCSE English Language or equivalent) An appropriate subject/vocational based qualification at Level 3 or above. Must be able to communicate fluently, accurately and effectively in professional spoken English. Must have a degree in the subject area you wish to teach (PGCE applicants). There is the requirement to have arranged a minimum of 150 hours teaching practice with an approved provider. Applicants need to identify a mentor from their own subject area who will support them during the programme. They must successfully deliver a 10-minute Micro Teach and associated self-evaluation. Enhanced DBS check required. Applicants not having GCSE English, CSE Grade 1 or Functional Skills L2 will be required to successfully pass the University’s diagnostic test prior to entry to the programme. NB: Level 2 maths is a requirement for achievement of QTLS. Trainees will be encouraged to achieve L2 maths by the end of the course. Special requirements for applicants wishing to teach Literacy, ESOL, Functional Skills English or Maths. Applicants potential to succeed on the course will be established at interview and by successful completion of a reading and written task.
BA (Hons) Community & Social Care: Policy & Practice 80 UCAS points Enhanced DBS Check GCSE English C/4 or equivalent Progression to Social work training and some other career paths – need GCSE English and Maths at Grade C/4 or equivalent.
BA(Hons) Community & Social Care: Policy & Practice (Foundation Entry) Level 2 English qualification Enhanced DBS check OR a written task plus an interview