Choosing a course

1. Be familiar with the different training routes

There are a number of options for undergraduate and postgraduate training - you should be familiar with the options before you make a choice.  At this stage you should also think about how much training is going to cost before you apply.

Download a zip file here with information on different routes:

    OTTs and the four year rule (PDF)

    Teacher Training Options (PDF)

    Fees and funding (PDF)


2. Attend Open Days

If you are applying to a university, you should visit it before you apply.  Universities have several open days a year - they are a chance to ask questions and meet the tutors.

Download information sheets here:

Attending an open day or open evening for PGCE or other ITT programes (PDF)


Made a decision on where to apply? Read this section next:

Interviews and applications