A teaching degree can lead to an exciting and highly rewarding career that could take you all over the world and therefore Teaching degrees are very popular.
For the majority of undergraduates who take a Teacher Training degree their ultimate career goal is to become a teacher. However, this isn’t the only thing you can do with a Teacher Training degree.
Teacher training degrees combine the study of curriculum subjects with learning teaching techniques and putting these into practice during hands-on school placements.
Each university will have its own format for interviews so to find out exactly what to expect on the day it’s best to talk to the universities you’re applying to directly. However there are some common questions you might expect to hear.
Attending university open days can be a valuable way of assessing if you want to study there - as long as you ask the right questions.
If you want to be successful in applying for a teacher training course that leads you to gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) then you’ll need a strong personal statement to help you get there.
The most common option is to complete an undergraduate degree in your chosen subject and then do another year of postgraduate study (usually a PGCE) to gain your Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).