A Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) at UEA, with 90 Master’s level credits, provides all the training you need to teach.

You also get the support you need to thrive in a profession that is both rewarding and challenging.

University-led or School Direct?

With us, you can choose to study for your PGCE through either our university-led or School Direct routes.

The taught programme is the same for both and you will spend the same amount of time gaining classroom experience, whichever route you choose.  

Both university-led and School Direct trainees complete the PGCE with 90 Master’s level credits.

How to apply

Use GOV.UK to apply for a postgraduate teacher training course to teach in a state primary or secondary school, or in further education.

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UEA PGCE bursary

Did you know that you might be eligible for UEA’s new additional £1,000 PGCE bursary if you meet our eligibility criteria?


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UEA PGCE bursary

Why UEA?

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School Direct

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Primary PGCE

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Secondary PGCE

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Partnerships

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Continuing professional development (CPD)

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Events and experience

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A glimpse of teaching

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Frequently asked questions

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