Advance your career with a PGCE or Masters. Funding available, apply now for 2024

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We’ve been inspiring minds and changing futures since 1885. We believe that out of knowledge comes opportunity. The kind of opportunity that opens doors to change and empowers you to imagine a different future. A future in which you can go out into the world sharing new ideas with energy and integrity. Where you will inspire others and make a difference, whatever career path you take.

Today, we’re ranked in the top four universities in the North West (Complete University 
Guide 2024), and we’re proud to be one of the highest climbers in this year’s Guardian University Guide rated in the UK Top 35.

Courses that take your career to the next level

Located on an award-winning campus in Lancashire, we offer a range of taught masters, PGCE, postgraduate certificates and postgraduate diplomas across a variety of specialisms. Whether you are looking to expand your knowledge, gain new skills or change career, we have everything you need to help you achieve your aspirations. We know that flexibility is important so many courses are available on a full or part-time basis with multiple intakes throughout the year.

Funding opportunities

The student Opportunity Fund offers up to £2,000 to help make career-enhancing ideas happen. A social work bursary is available for students joining the MA Social Work programme and prospective PhD students can apply for a Graduate Teaching Assistant studentship. Bursaries up to £28,000 are available for Secondary PGCE students studying Biology, Chemistry, Physics, English, Mathematics, Religious Education, Geography or Computing.

Apply now for September

Be part of our growing postgraduate community. PGCE applications are open so don’t hesitate to get yours in. Applications are submitted through and places are allocated as they are received so we recommend applying as early as possible. To apply and find out more about our range of postgraduate programmes visit the Edge Hill website. For any queries you can get in touch with our Course Enquiries team or call 01695 657000.

Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and International applicants.

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