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School Direct (salaried) QTS

Trainees who successfully complete the School Direct (salaried) route will be awarded Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). Trainees are employees of their school for the year and are usually paid at point 1 of the unqualified teacher pay scale (currently £16,626). There are no fees on this route and trainees are not eligible for bursaries or scholarships.

For 2018/19 we offered salaried places as follows:

  • English (UCAS code 2BF8) 

Applications should be made via UCASTT. The UCAS provider code for our School Direct (salaried) programmes is 15G. 

All our courses are full for September 2018 entry. For September 2019 entry, UCASTT will open again at the end of October 2018 (precise date to be announced).

Preference for salaried places is usually given to applicants with three years of work experience (which could be research) relevant to their teaching subject.

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