A good honours degree (ideally 2:1 or above, although a 2:2 classification may be considered). For secondary programmes the degree should be related to the subject you wish to teach. Subject Knowledge Enhancement Programmes are available in certain subjects. If your degree does not link to your chosen teaching subject you may be asked to complete one of these prior to the commencement of the programme.
A GCSE grade C or above in English Language, Mathematics. A GCSE in Science is also required for School Direct Primary.
Some school experience is desirable.