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School Direct

University of Birmingham

Postgraduate Diploma
12 months
Duration
9250 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

This School Direct programme offered by University of Birmingham enables lead schools to choose the provider they want to work with. Applicants apply direct to a lead school and undertake their placements within the lead school’s partnership.  Partnerships may include a mix of primary, secondary and special schools.

Overview

The University of Birmingham partnership has worked to co-develop the programmes for School Direct. The quality of both the programmes and the newly qualified teachers that enter the profession as a result of it are critical to all partners involved.

The School of Education at the University of Birmingham has a long tradition of delivering ITE courses. Its teaching has been graded as 'outstanding' for the third consecutive time by Ofsted inspectors which reaffirms the University’s status as one of the UK’s leading institutions for excellence in teacher training. 

Careers

School Direct and aapprenticeship students studying with the University of Birmingham and its School Direct partner schools can expect to be highly employable. Success in finding first teaching posts for students on the University’s postgraduate programmes is very high – and substantially above national averages. 

In addition to this, teachers educated with University of Birmingham partnerships typically remain in the profession and build excellent careers in teaching with progression on to leadership and management roles in schools. 

A significant number who follow our postgraduate programmes take up the opportunity to complete Masters study at some point after their induction year, further enhancing their career development. Employability rates for University of Birmingham postgraduate trained teachers are among the highest in the country.

Programme Structure

About The Course:

  • Our primary and secondary courses are designed in conjunction with our partnership of schools, is founded on our long-standing expertise in teacher education and combines the phase, curriculum and learning and teaching expertise of specialist tutors and seconded teachers at the University with the expertise of school-based colleagues. 
  • The course combines school based learning coordinated by the ‘Lead School’ with lectures, seminars, workshops, tutorials and practical sessions at the University. Study at the University is largely within the School of Education’s dedicated building which includes specialist facilities, student study areas and online learning support.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants to Intial Teacher Education programmes must hold a degree from a UK Higher Education Institution. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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