Interested in becoming a teacher or pursuing a career in education after you graduate?
If you already have a degree or would prefer studying a different area of Higher Education before pursuing a career in primary teaching, then one of our PGCE courses might be for you. A PGCE is a one-year postgraduate course that leads to qualified teacher status (QTS).
Join our online webinar to discover more about our primary PGCE pathways available at our Carlisle, Lancaster and London campuses.
About the University of Cumbria PGCE Primary provision
Our specialist PGCE courses:
Primary Education with QTS: Lower Primary (3-7) years
Primary Education with QTS: General Primary (5-11) years
Primary Education with QTS: General Primary (5-11) - Environmental and Experiential Learning Specialism
Primary Education with QTS: General Primary (5-11) - Physical Education Specialism
Primary Education with QTS: General Primary (5-11) - Mathematics Specialism
Primary Education with QTS: General Primary (5-11) - Inclusion/SEND Specialism
Placement experience and gaining your QTS
How to apply
Top tips for applying
Why Study at Cumbria?
• Benefit from 100 years of teacher training expertise.
• Exceptional academic support, including a personal tutor and tailored placement opportunities.
• We offer a range of grants, scholarships, and bursaries to support low-income students, students from partnered organisations, those who go on to study a PGCE course, and more.
• A variety of partnerships, including more than 2,000 schools in Lancashire, Cumbria, London, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man, enhance your placement and job prospects.
• Fantastic graduate outcomes with a high number of our students offered jobs from their training placements before they’ve even graduated.
• Expert tutors who use their first-hand teaching experience to support your learning.
• Academics who are active researchers in education and deliver cutting edge content, fresh with the latest thinking, technologies and practices.
• Heavily placement based learning, where you learn to teach through first-hand classroom experience.
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This session will last around 45 minutes, with plenty of time for audience questions.