BEd (Hons) Primary Education with QTS

If you're passionate about training to teach, our BEd (Hons) Primary Education will turn your dream into reality. Our mission is to train inspiring educators of the future – and that’s just what we do.

BEd (Hons) Primary Education gives you the opportunity to:

  • gain valuable real world experience by undertaking a varied and exciting range of placements
  • develop the skills to deliver creative learning and make a real difference to children’s lives
  • tailor your degree to your interests by choosing a specialist pathway, such as Science, Creative Arts, or Humanities.

Where will it take you?

100% of our BEd (Hons) Primary Education graduates were in work or further study within six months of completing this course.

You'll graduate with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), so you’ll be ready to go straight into your first teaching job. You may wish to continue your studies by going on to our MA Education course, which will help you to explore the wider impact of education and increase your confidence as a practitioner.

Discover Derby

Derby is a lively, welcoming city packed with vibrant personalities and everything you’ll need as a student – shopping, eating out, nightlife, sports, and entertainment. It’s also one of the UK’s most forward thinking cities, renowned for technology and innovation, and boasts the fastest growing economy in the UK.

Join us at an Open Day

Choosing the right university is a big decision, so we’d love to help by showing you what we have to offer. You can find out more about BEd (Hons) Primary Education with QTS from our friendly staff, and our current students will be on hand to give you an insight into life at the University of Derby. You can also tour the campus and halls of residence to discover if we’re the university for you.


Rated Outstanding

Our teacher training provision received ‘Outstanding’ results in the latest Ofsted report.