Postgraduate teacher training (PGCE)
By choosing a PGCE with us, you'll benefit from postgraduate-level study at a highly regarded University and significant school based teaching experience.
- Rated as outstanding by Ofsted.
- Top 5 in the UK for education related studies.
- Rated as the top university provider of primary initial teacher training in England.
- Rated as the top university in the North West for secondary initial teacher training.
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The Department for Education (DfE) can support you in funding your PGCE studies.
Our Primary PGCE will prepare you to teach ages 5 to 11 and incorporates Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
Our PGCE Secondary programme is one of the top ten teacher training institutions nationally.
Find out more about our primary, secondary and School Direct offerings including entry requirements and course information.
Applications and interviews
Submit your PGCE application and find out what we're looking for in the interview process.
School Direct trainees follow the PGCE course while working very closely with a local school.