Primary Education (5-11) PGCE – funding options available

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Primary Education (5-11) PGCE

Develop a variety of teaching approaches to become an effective and confident teacher of children in primary education. Partnerships with local schools give you opportunities to put theory into practice on placements, supported by experienced teachers and academic staff as you develop the knowledge and skills to meet the national requirements for QTS.

Why choose this course?

  • Study at our Bedford campus, home to one of the largest education providers in the UK with a long history of teacher education and a largely consistent 100% graduate employment rate
  • Benefit from our well-established links to schools across the eastern region, a network that puts us at the forefront of educational developments
  • Develop your creativity and team-working skills, preparing you to influence and lead in educational settings while enhancing your own sense of independence
  • On graduating, you can apply for QTS, enabling you to work in an early years or primary education setting, with opportunities for further study at MA/MSc, MPhil, PhD and EdD levels


Over 95% of our trainees gain graduate teaching employment in school or education settings, within six months of graduating.

Why study a PGCE at Beds?

  • Our Education and Teacher Training courses have an excellent reputation, with academic roots in Education dating back to 1882.
  • We have successful partnerships with over 500 schools, colleges and other organisations.
  • You’ll benefit from our excellent facilities including The Forest School, which provides challenging outdoor play experiences and forms an essential part of our early years education provision.
  • Want a bit of the big-city buzz at an affordable cost? Well, London is just a short train journey from Luton and Bedford.

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