Preparing for your interview

If you are shortlisted for a place on our PGCE Primary Education with QTS programme, you will be invited for an interview.

You will receive a letter that contains the exact date and time of your personal interview. If you cannot attend on the specified date you are able to choose an alternative date. You will be given details on the letter on how to log into the Mdx interview site to select a different date.

Interview dates


PGCE Primary Education

There are several interview days being held from November to July each academic year.

PGCE Primary Education

Please contact us at Postgraduate@mdx.ac.uk about postgraduate interview dates

Details of the day

  • Welcome and Introduction to the programme
  • A small group activity (consisting of 3-4 applicants)
  • A paired activity
  • A group discussion (between about 8 applicants)
  • A short individual presentation (to an audience of approx about 8 applicants)
    Details will be sent in the invitation to interview letter which will enable you to prepare your presentation in advance.
  • Short break for group to have refreshments together
  • Individual meeting with one of the tutors from the Primary Education Team (10 minutes)