Entry Requirements

Academic and English Requirements

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You Will Require:

To have an undergraduate degree (at least a 2:2) with Honours or equivalent. If you were taught in English, you don’t need to complete any English Language tests. (You usually need transcripts to prove this)

To be an established educator currently employed in an educational/classroom context and teaching 16+ hours a week (Kindergarten, language centre, Sport’s Coach, Lower, middle and senior school teacher.)

English Language Requirements

If English is not your first language, or you have not successfully completed your highest level of qualification in English, you will need an English language qualification. For this course you will need at least one of the following:
    • The DELT* can be organised through Derby
    • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) 6.0*
    • TOEFL 550 (paper-based) 213 (computer-based) or 80 (internet-based)
    • Pearson Test of Academic English: 51
    • Cambridge Advanced Certificate: Pass
    • London Tests of English: we accept level 4 for undergraduate courses
    • International GCE O-level English Language: Grade C
    • International GCSE English/English as a Second Language: Grade C*

*If you are unable to take an English Language Test locally, you may wish to consider our Derby English Language Test (DELT), which is an online test in two parts: reading and writing, and listening and speaking. Take a look at our Derby English Language test (DELT) page for full course details, online exam dates, and how to book.

We will also accept the Certificate of Credit as evidence that you can perform at the GCSE level.