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All applications for PGCE/School Direct/School Direct Salaried must be made via an online application through UCAS Teacher Training.

For further details please go directly to the UCAS website.

You are advised to apply as early as possible for courses beginning the following autumn. A number of courses fill quickly – places are allocated by the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) to each Initial Teacher Education Provider and these are limited. Successful applicants are invited to Keele and/or a Partnership school, where they will undertake a personal interview.

Colleagues from our Partnership schools will normally be involved in the interviewing and selection process. Irrespective of whether you are applying for a PGCE conventional programme or via the School Direct route, the final stage of the recruitment and selection process will normally including working with pupils in a classroom setting.

For any candidate who makes an application within five years of graduating, it is a requirement that a reference should be provided by the candidate's university tutor.