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Your work and career – teaching courses

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All our teaching courses lead to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), the professional qualification for teachers. QTS enables you to teach in schools in England and Wales.

We are also rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted for Initial Teacher Education (ITE). You can read what Ofsted said about our ITE Partnership in their inspection report.


Read how our mentoring programmes can improve your employability and help you get the most out of your time with us.


primary school children workingYour three school-based training phases will give you supported experience and help you gain confidence in your teaching ability.

Our staff will ensure that you are well prepared for each phase of school-based training, and that you have all the support and guidance you need to make the most of these opportunities.

We have partnerships with over 600 schools and settings which offer you opportunities in large, small, urban and rural settings ensuring you will have a well-rounded experience. You will experience time in two contrasting schools during your course.

Support after you graduate

We offer opportunities to support you through your first few years as an early career teacher. We will support you in overcoming the key challenges that many new teachers face in their first few years of working as a qualified teacher. Find out more on our dedicated website.


Find out how volunteering at Brighton can improve your employability.

Working while you study

Visit our webpage to find out more about looking for a part-time job.

Work for the university

A great way to earn money that fits in around your studies is to work for the university. Roles include student helpers, student ambassadors, advisers, residential accommodation advisers and staff and volunteers for Brighton Students’ Union.

Watch our video – Lois tells us about the range of things she gets to do as a student ambassador

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