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Upcoming PGCE Selection Events

If you are considering applying for a PGCE course starting in September 2018, you may be eligible to attend one of our PGCE Selection Events to get a head start on securing a PGCE place at Liverpool Hope University.

Our next PGCE Selection Event takes place at our Hope Park Campus on:

  • Wednesday 18th October

New Dates Added:

  • Saturday 21st October
  • Wednesday 1st November
  • Friday 3rd November

Belfast Teacher Training Event - We are also holding a two day Teacher Training event in Belfast on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th October - read more


Our PGCE courses include Early YearsPrimary and Secondary.

Studying at Liverpool Hope University means that you will learn from experienced teachers and committed academics, and have the opportunity to undertake placements within our extensive school partnership network. You will also benefit from excellent campus facilities and be part of our vibrant collegial community.


Benefits of attending

Attending one of our PGCE Selection Days will give you the chance to:

  • gain valuable experience of the interview process
  • find out what we are looking for in an ambitious Hope Teacher
  • benefit from support with preparing your personal statement
  • get advice on taking National Skills Tests
  • visit Hope Park campus to see what it is like to study at Liverpool Hope.

At the end of the Selection Event, you will be given a verbal assessment of how strong your potential application is for securing a PGCE place at Liverpool Hope, if you decide to apply through UCAS Teacher Training.


Criteria for registering to attend a selection event

In order to be eligible to attend the Selection Event, you must hold the following qualifications and experience:

  • GCSE English Language (grade C or above)
  • GCSE Mathematics (grade C or above)
  • GCSE Science (grade C or above) - PGCE Primary only
  • An undergraduate degree (preferably a 2:1 or above*) or be in the final year of an undergraduate degree.

You do not need to have completed your National Skills Tests to attend the event, but please note the successful completion of the tests is mandatory for students to be accepted on to a PGCE programme. 

PGCE applicants will also be expected to have mainstream primary or secondary school experience and are required to successfully pass a Health Check Statement and an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

*Please refer to each PGCE course page for specific entry requirements.


Enquiries and Questions

If you have any questions about the Selection Events or studying at Liverpool Hope University, please contact us:


T: 0151 291 3410


Registration Form

If you meet the above criteria and would like to register to attend a selection event, please complete the form below. Once your submission has been reviewed, we will contact you to confirm if you have been selected to attend the event. 

PGCE Selection Events Registration Form

First Name
Last Name
Email Address
Confirm Email Address
Contact Phone Number
Date of Birth
Which PGCE are you interested in?
Event you wish to attend:
What degree do you currently hold or are you currently studying?
What is the classification of your degree? (if appropriate)
Undergraduate Institution? (if appropriate)
Do you have GCSE English (Grade C or above) or equivalent?
Do you have GCSE Mathematics (Grade C or above) or equivalent?
Have you passed the Mathematics skills test?
Have you passed the English skills test?
Do you have GCSE Science (Grade C or above) or equivalent?
Do you have work experience in a school setting?
Have you ever started, but not completed, a teacher training course?
Purpose for attending:
How did you find out about this event?