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You can find details about our programme and other postgraduate teacher training programmes from 4th October 2022 here

Application Process

You can find more information on the application process for teacher training courses here

Applications for our 2023-2024 Primary School Direct programme will be open on 11th October 2022, and should be submitted online through DFE Apply

Our course code is 24ZM for the tuition-only route.

If you meet the entry requirements and you match the profile of who we are looking for following shortlisting, you will be invited to interview.

Information for Applicants

Our applicant pack provides you with all you need to know about our programme. Please refer to the following document for more information:


Entry Requirements

All applicants must have the following qualifications:

  • English, Maths and Science GCSE at Grace C/4 or above 
  • Undergraduate degree at 2:2 or above
  • Additionally, all trainee placements will be subject to a full enhanced DBS check and medical questionnaire before commencement

Please note: only some equivalency certificates are accepted - please contact Derby University School Direct to confirm if your equivalency is acceptable before applying

For further information regarding statutory entry requirements, please visit this website

Financial Information

You will need to pay your tuition fees to the University of Derby (currently £9250 as of 2022/2023). You can get financial support with this via tuition fee loans. 

For information regarding financial support, please visit this website

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For further information you can call us on 01604 714777 or e-mail 

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Fairfields School
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Tel: 01604 714777